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
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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   |   September 28 – October 18, 2016
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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
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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
AAUW Vice President of Government Relations Lisa Maatz and Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) at the 2016 AAUW Title IX Champion award ceremony.

AAUW Honors Sen. Harry Reid as 2016 Title IX Champion

AAUW marked the 44th anniversary of Title IX by hosting our annual Title IX Cupcakes and Champagne celebration on Capitol Hill to honor Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) as the 2016 Title IX Champion. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 05, 2016
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AAUW Stands United at White House United State of Women Summit

  Shannon Cholakian is a former AAUW National Student Advisory Council member from California State University, Long Beach. AAUW wants to thank Shannon along with the rest of the summit […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 29, 2016
Four women stand in a U.S. Senate room around a podium.

Congress, Here’s How to Make STEM Fields Better for Everyone

“Increasing diversity in our STEM fields will make us smarter.” Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 01, 2016