AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Supports Title IX Suit against Ball State University

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it will provide case support to the Title IX retaliation lawsuit Bull v. Board of Trustees of Ball State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 05, 2012

AAUW Issues Statement on Rush Limbaugh’s Comments against Women

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the recent inflammatory comments by talk show host Rush Limbaugh about access to birth control and Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 02, 2012

AAUW Member Selected by White House as Champions of Change Finalist

PRESS RELEASE: Kam Phillips, AAUW member and current senior at the University of Missouri, has been selected as a finalist in the White House Campus Champions of Change Challenge, an initiative that recognizes student-led projects that serve the community. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   March 01, 2012

Parties Announce Settlement of UC Davis Title IX Athletics Discrimination Suit Brought by Former Students

PRESS RELEASE: The University of California and former UC Davis female student wrestlers Arezou Mansourian, Christine Ng, and Lauren Mancuso announced today that they have reached an agreement to settle the issues remaining after the findings made by a federal judge last August in the liability phase of trial in the case. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 16, 2012

AAUW Action Fund Launches Get-out-the-Vote Effort to Mobilize Young Women

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW Action Fund Launches Get-out-the-Vote Effort to Mobilize Young Women. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 15, 2012

AAUW Action Fund Releases Congressional Voting Record for 112th Congress

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Action Fund released today a scorecard of congressional action on issues that will be critical to women and their families when they cast their votes in the upcoming elections. Read more »

AAUW Issues Statement on White House Decision on Contraception Rules

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the Obama administration’s decision to exempt religious employers from covering birth control for employees and instead require insurance companies to provide free contraception. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 10, 2012

“Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press”

PRESS RELEASE: On Feb. 17 — in time for Presidents Day weekend — the Newseum, the interactive museum of news in Washington, D.C., will open a new election-year exhibit, “Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press.” Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 08, 2012

AAUW Celebrates Decision in Title IX Case

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) commends the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit to overturn an earlier dismissal of Parker v. Franklin County Community School Corporation, a Southern Indiana high school athletics case supported by the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 03, 2012

AAUW Cancels Service Learning Event with Susan G. Komen Foundation

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is disappointed with the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s decision to strip funding for cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 02, 2012