2016 U.S. election with ballot in flag

What’s At Stake on Election Day: A Millennial Voter’s Perspective

Your vote doesn’t just decide who sits in the Oval Office or in your state legislature. It decides our future. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 20, 2016
Maryland Equal Pay Day Rally

Want to See Action on Women’s Issues? Check Out Your Statehouse!

In 2016, AAUW members were busy at every level of government passing good laws, beating back bad ones, and laying the groundwork for more successes in 2017. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 19, 2016
Salary transparency

AAUW Praises Obama Administration on Recent Efforts to Close Pay Gap

AAUW praises the Obama Administration on a final rule on pay data collection by gender, race, and ethnicity. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   September 29, 2016
First Nation Women Warriors, Native American Indian Veterans, and Iraqi War Veterans, Brenda McEwing (left), and Julia Kelly prepare to participate in the Formal Grand Entry ceremony during the 2nd Annual National Gathering of American Indian Veterans. The event was held at Cantigny Park located in Wheaton, Illinois 19-21 August 2016. The event celebrated the long and proud history of Native Americans’ service to the United States Military and honors all veterans American Indian style. (DoD photo by Marvin Lynchard)

Join the #NativeWomenEqualPay Day Twitter Storm

September 15 marks Native American women’s equal pay day, the day that the wages of American Indian and Alaska Native women “catch up” to the money that white men took home last year. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   September 15, 2016
AAUW and AAUW Action Fund present 2016 presidential debate bingo (#AAUWdebates)

See Where Presidential Candidates Stand — Play Debate Bingo with AAUW!

We’ve created bingo cards with some of the key words women and girls want to hear from both candidates during the course of the debates. Simply print out a card, grab your favorite marker, and you’re ready to play. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 07, 2016
a young woman giving the time-out signal

How to Speak Up against Everyday Bias

Ever wondered how to respond to the sexism you see in your daily life, in person and online? Here’s how to take a stand. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   September 02, 2016

Does Gender Equity Matter to You? Join AAUW’s #WomensEqualityDay Twitter Storm!

Friday, August 26, marks 96 years since the 19th Amendment, which secured women the right to vote, became law. But while today’s women have a lot to celebrate, the fight for gender equality is far from over. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   August 26, 2016
Your voice is your vote. Be heard! #ItsMyVote

It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard 2016 GOTV Skill Trainings

With Election Day rapidly approaching, it’s time for your branch to spring into action to help get-out-the-vote (GOTV) in 2016. Register for our series of three webinar trainings to learn what you need to register, educate, and turn out voters. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   October 18, 2016
Supreme Court building

The Supreme Court’s Empty Seat and 2015–16 Term

This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court decided several landmark cases that will impact the rights of women and girls across the country for years to come. But the term will be remembered for the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Because the U.S. Senate has so far refused to consider President Obama’s nominee to fill Scalia’s seat, the court was forced to make most of its major decisions with only eight justices. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   August 04, 2016
2016 Campaign Vote Buttons

Don’t Boo — Vote!

The balloons have dropped, both parties have selected their nominees, and now the time has come for AAUW members across the country to roll up their sleeves and get out […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 04, 2016