Real Grassroots or Astroturf? Setting the Record Straight

I have a great job, working for an amazing group with a worthwhile mission — AAUW. But these past few days, I’ve been unnecessarily distracted from that critical work as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   August 07, 2009

AAUW’s Position on Education and Training in Welfare/TANF

AAUW strongly believes that welfare programs should be flexible to allow the highest level of education possible, because advanced degrees are more likely to promote self-sufficiency. Read more »

  |     |   July 03, 2009

AAUW’s Position on Title IX

Commonly known for creating opportunities for women and girls in athletics, Title IX affects all areas of education. Read more »

  |     |   June 03, 2009

AAUW’s Position on Charter Schools

AAUW believes all publicly funded schools must be accountable to the public for academic achievement, health and safety standards, and the civil rights of all students. Read more »

  |     |   June 03, 2009

AAUW’s Position on Educating Women and Girls with Disabilities

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  |     |   June 03, 2009

Filly Power!

There was a lot at stake at the Preakness Stakes this past weekend. The storied racetrack where the second leg of horseracing’s Triple Crown is held, Pimlico Downs, has hit […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   May 19, 2009

McCain’s Big Moment

Thursday was another drizzly fall day in the Twin Cities, and everyone was talking about vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, the governor of Alaska who seemed to have come out […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 05, 2008

Hockey Moms and Lipstick: Roll Call Officially Nominates McCain, but It’s Palin’s Night

Wednesday dawned at the Republican National Convention with an unmistakable air of anticipation. Today was essentially Gov. Sarah Palin’s (R-AK) coming-out party. Yes, she had her maiden voyage at the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   September 04, 2008

Women’s Events Help RNC Get Back on Track

Okay, so the first thing I need to say is this: I am writing this blog from the Xcel Energy Center press area. Yep, your intrepid Public Policy Director managed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   September 03, 2008

The Show Must Go On in Minnesota

Monday at the 2008 Republican National Convention was not what anyone expected, but the show did go on despite Hurricane Gustav’s wrath. While the official convention proceedings were shortened, other […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 03, 2008