AAUW Remembers Betty Dukes, An Everyday Hero

A former Walmart employee, an ordained minister, and a gender equity titan, Betty Dukes was an everyday hero. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 14, 2017
AAUW members Barbara Price and her daughter Melissa Young.

Creating a Legacy: A Mother and Daughter Take On AAUW Lobby Day 2017

In many ways lobbying lawmakers on Capitol Hill is second nature to me: It was part of my responsibilities while serving as the executive director of a statewide nonprofit for 20 years and as a member of AAUW. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 11, 2017

2017 Supreme Court Wrap-up Call

Join AAUW’s Legal Advocacy Fund for a Supreme Court wrap-up conference call. We will review the real-world consequences of several judicial decisions made by the U.S. Supreme Court during the October 2016 term. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   July 27, 2017
2017 aauw convention members talking

AAUW Convention: A Call to Action from CEO Kim Churches

There’s nothing like entering a room of nearly 800 activists to get you fired up about the future of AAUW. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   June 28, 2017
Lobby Day 2017

AAUW Takes Capitol Hill By Storm

From Alaska to Arkansas, California to Connecticut, Nebraska to New York, AAUW members were pumped and ready to take the fight for gender equity directly to Capitol Hill. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 28, 2017

Three Musts for Intersectional Feminism

I’m sure I’m not the only one who has seen a surge of, or rather a recommitment to, feminism. The fear of losing the progress that women have made regarding reproductive rights, antidiscrimination laws, and fair pay has been weighing on me, but demonstrations like the 2017 Women’s Marches give me hope. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   May 31, 2017
This Mother's Day, mothers deserve equal pay shareable #momsequalpay

Moms Deserve More than 71 Cents to the Dollar! Join the #MomsEqualPay Day Twitter Storm

Think we were done when we celebrated Equal Pay Day back in April? We wish! It takes almost five months of extra work for the median pay of mothers to catch up to the pay that working fathers. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   May 23, 2017
Three diverse women stand together in the city.

Join Our Webinar on Using Inclusive Language to Create Welcoming Spaces

Is your branch or state taking all possible steps to be inclusive of and welcoming to members? Join this free webinar and learn how to ensure your branch’s actions and messages are welcoming and inclusive. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   May 9, 2017
AAUW Work Smart

Mayor Bowser, AAUW, and YWTF-DC Aim to Train 15,000 Women to Negotiate Their Salaries in Nation’s Capital

On April 4, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), AAUW), and the Younger Women’s Task Force–DC Chapter launched the AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program in the District. Read more »

Article   |   Career and Workplace   |   April 04, 2017
Boise members raised the bar for march signage with their very own Statue of Liberty. Courtesy of the AAUW Boise (ID) Branch.

Make Your Advocacy Better, Faster, Stronger, and Burnout-Proof

  Just over two months ago, thousands of AAUW members joined rallies across the country (some far chillier than others!) to make their voices heard to lawmakers at every level […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 31, 2017