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Work-Life Balance: Join the National Conversation

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As economic opportunities for women have increased, not all of our laws have kept up — wage discrimination persists, and most employees still lack caregiving or sick leave. On June 23, 2014, President Barack Obama will convene the White House Summit on Working Families here in Washington, D.C., to focus on modernizing workplace policies for America’s future economic success. Read more »

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Vance Granville Community College’s Campus Action Project Grant: An Educated Woman, an Educated Future

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A community college in a low-income North Carolina community is running workshops to help their nontraditional students (many of them women in their 40s) earn four-year degrees. Read more »

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Webinar: Inspire Girls in Your Community with Tech Trek

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Is your branch looking for an opportunity to inspire local girls to get interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)? Join AAUW for a webinar about how your branch can apply to host the successful Tech Trek STEM camp for girls in summer 2015. Read more »

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Women prisoners in the Ravensbrück, Germany, concentration camp. The crosses on their backs indicate that they are prisoners, to prevent escape.

How Art Helped a Concentration Camp Survivor Heal

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Artist and poet Lily Unden spent three years in a Nazi concentration camp. After she was released, she went on to apply for a fellowship that funded her NYU art school degree. Read more »

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Largest School Districts Improve Compliance with Bullying and Harassment Reporting

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According to an AAUW analysis, more of the nation’s largest public school districts are now complying with federal requirements to report incidents of sex-based bullying and harassment. In the second […] Read more »

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Calling All College/University Members: Let’s Take a Coffee Break

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Are you a faculty or staff member from one of our college/university (C/U) partner member institutions? Then you’re invited to take a telephone coffee break with AAUW! Read more »

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