Comments, Letters & Testimony

Education

2013–2014 (113th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Testimony of Dr. Catherine Hill for House “Training the Trainers” hearing (11/15/13)
Letters to Congress regarding the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (2/17/2013)
Testimony on D.C. High School Data Bill (2/5/2013)
Letter to Senate on Student Loan Interest Rates (6/6/13)
Letter to Secretary Duncan on the Special Assistant for Gender Equity position (3/8/13)
Testimony on School Climate and Violence (1/30/2013)
AAUW Analysis of Civil Rights Data (5/3/2010)

Comments

Comments on Civil Rights Data Collection (01/03/14)
Comments on Civil Rights Data Collection Revisions (8/30/2013)
Comments to Department of Education on DC Vouchers (2/22/2013)
Comments to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Financial Instruments (3/18/2013)
Comments to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Private Loans (4/8/2013)

2011–2012 (112th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letters to Congress opposing DC School Vouchers (1/27/11)
Letter to Senate on DC School Vouchers (1/28/11)

Letter in support of STUNT Cheerleading (4/27/11)
Letter supporting “Gainful employment” regulations (3/3/11)
Testimony on Reauthorizing ESEA (2/10/11)
Testimony for Senate Title IX Hearing (6/19/12)
Letters to School Districts Regarding Bullying Statistics (7/18/2012)

Comments

Comments to Department of Education of Athletics Information (2/22/13)
Comments to USCCR on Student Bullying (5/27/11)
Comments on Federal Grant Reforms (4/27/12)
Comments on Federal STEM Education Principles (6/15/12)
Comments on National Institute of Health Metrics (3/22/12)
Comments to the Department of Agriculture on National School Food Standards (4/13/11)
Comments on Postsecondary Success (4/30/12)
Comments to the Department of Education on Safe and Supportive Schools Grant Priorities (5/10/11)
Comments to the Department of Education on Safe School Priorities (3/21/11)
Comments to the Department of Education on the Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitude Study (4/12/11)
Comments to the Department of Education on the D.C. School Private School Voucher Program (6/28/11)
Comments on the Department of Education’s Strategic Plan (1/27/12)
Comments to the Department of Education on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (5/20/11)
Comments to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Student Loans (1/17/12)
Comments to Department of Education on Bullying Analysis (8/1/11)
Comments to National Science Foundation on STEM Grants (2/25/11)
Comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Children’s Books (7/15/11)
Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding student loans (8/10/12)
Comments to the Department of Education regarding student loan repayment (8/10/12)
Comments on VA Education Funding (4/18/11)

2009–2010 (111th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Testimony to Senate on Childhood Obesity (3/4/10)
Letter to Senate regarding High School Sports Data (5/18/10)
Letter to House on GIVE Act (3/18/09)
Recommendations on Improving the Higher Education Act
Testimony to House Hearing on School Safety and Bullying (7/8/09)
Letters to Congress supporting the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (March 2010)
Letter to Senate on DREAM Act (12/17/10)
Letter in support of direct federal students loans (4/28/09)
Testimony for Senate on DC Voucher Program (9/26/09)

Comments

Comments to the Department of Education on the Higher Education Act (6/1/09)
Comments on Civil Right Data Collection (5/3/10)
Comments to Department of Education on Discretionary Grants (9/7/10)
Comments to the Department of Education on Pell Grants and Hate Crime Statistics Reporting (9/21/10)
Comments on the Community College Summit (9/30/10)
Comments to the Department of Education on Program Integrity and Gainful Employment (9/9/10)
Comments to the Department of Education on the Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (12/21/10)
Comments to the Department of Education on the Schools and Staffing Survey (11/18/10)
Comments to the Department of Education on the Student Support Services Program (11/15/10)
Comments to the Department of Health and Human Services on the State Abstinence Program (12/21/10)

2007–2008 (110th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

AAUW Briefing for Congress on Where the Girls Are report

2005–2006 (109th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to Bush Administration on Title IX (3/15/05)

2003–2004 (108th Congress)

Comments

Comments to the Department of Education on Single-Sex Education (4/15/04)


Civil Rights

2013–2014 (113th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Testimony to House Supporting National Women’s History Museum (12/11/13)
Letter to Senate Supporting Amendments to Address Sexual Assault in the Military and Protect Survivors (11/8/13)
Letter to Senate supporting the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (7/9/13)
Letter to Senate on Immigration Reform (6/27/13)
Senate Testimony on Military Sexual Assault (3/13/2013)

Comments

Comments to USCCR on Veterans and Service Member Civil Rights (5/31/13)
Comments to USCCR for Sexual Assault in the Military Briefing (1/11/13)
Comments to DACWS on Military Sexual Assault
Comments on the Civil Rights of Service Members and Veterans (5/31/2013)

2011–2012 (112th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to Senate on Employment Non-Discrimination Act (6/8/12)
Suggested Confirmation Questions for Elena Kagan (2010)
Suggested Confirmation Questions for Sonia Sotomayor (2010)
Letter to Senate regarding reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (4/26/12)
Letter to Senate supporting the Student Non-Discrimination Act (12/12/11)
Testimony for Senate on Same-Sex Marriage (7/20/11)

Comments

Comments to DoD on Contractor Sexual Assault (1/31/11)
Comments on the Federal Properties being Used by Religious Groups (2/6/12)
Comments on Serving Women Veterans (6/14/12)
Comments to DL, DHHS, and IRS on Preventive Care Coverage (9/30/11)
Comments to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Regulatory Review (3/22/11)

2009–2010 (111th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to House regarding Hate Crimes (4/3/09)
Letters to Congress on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (12/15/10)
Testimony to Senate on CEDAW (11/18/10)
Letter calling on President-Elect Obama to Appoint Women to Leadership

Comments

Comments to the Department of Health and Human Services on Rescinding “Conscience Clause” Regulation (4/8/09)
Comments to the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans (10/10/10)

2007–2008 (110th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter calling on President-Elect Obama to Appoint Women to Leadership


Economic Security

2013–2014 (113th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to Hill on Emergency Unemployment Insurance (1/3/14)

Comments

Comments to HHS on Wellness Plans (1/25/13)
Comments to HHS on Medicaid Coverage (2/21/13)
Comments on Proposed Federal Grant Reform (5/2/2013)

2011–2012 (112th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to Senate on FY 2014 Appropriations Priorities (7/9/13)
Letter opposing the Job Protection & Recession Prevention Act (8/1/12)
Letter to House Supporting Sensible Budget Priorities (3/27/12)
Letter to President Obama on FY2013 Budget Priorities (12/21/11)
Letter to Senate on the Federal Budget (3/15/12)
Letter to House regarding “Cut, Cap, and Balance” (7/19/11)
Letters to Congress opposing “Cut, Cap, and Balance”
Testimony for Senate on the American Community Survey (7/18/12)

Comments

AAUW Guidance to Local Book Sellers
Comments on Changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (4/12/12)
Comments on Changes to the Women-Owned Small Business Program (2/13/12)
Comments on Home Worker Protections (3/21/12)
Comments on Coverage of Children up to age 26 (8/11/10)
Comments on Tax Changes to Help Domestic Violence Survivors (2/21/12)
Comments on the American Community Survey (6/1/12)
Comments on Changes to the Women-Owned Small Business Program (5/31/11)
Comments to Bureau of Labor Statistics on Compensation Survey Revisions (1/17/12)
Comments on Affordable Care Act Insurance Market Reforms (12/19/12)
Comments on Essential Health Benefits (12/19/12)
Comments on the Family Medical Leave Act (5/31/11)

2009–2010 (111th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter opposing increasing the retirement age (11/12/10)
Letter to House regarding Federal Employee Parental Leave (2/19/09)
Letters in support of the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act
Letter in support of Pathways Advancing Career Act (5/20/10)
Testimony to Senate Hearing on Paid Sick Days (11/10/09)
Recommendations for Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization (4/1/10)
Letter supporting the Senior Citizen Relief Act (12/8/10)
Letters supporting the Healthy Families Act

Comments

Comments to the Department of Labor on Pensions (5/5/10)
Comments to Commerce on Poverty Measurement (6/25/10)

2007–2008 (110th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter in support of Healthy Families Act (3/8/07)


Reproductive Rights

2011–2012 (112th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to House regarding federal funding of Planned Parenthood (4/14/11)
Letter supporting servicewomens’ access to abortion (11/17/11)
Testimony for Senate on Religious Liberty (10/26/11)
Letter to Obama Administration Regarding Contraception Coverage (12/2/11)
Letter to Senate Opposing Attempts to Limit Women’s Access to Contraceptives (2/14/12)

Comments

Comments to HHS on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (4/29/11)
Comments to Health and Human Services on Student Health Plans (4/12/11)
Comments on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention
Comments on Contraceptive Coverage Requirement (6/18/12)
Comments on Essential Health Benefits (1/31/12)
Comments on Minimum Essential Coverage (3/21/2013)
Comments on Women Veterans Health Needs (3/25/2013)
Comments on Contraceptive Coverage Requirements (4/8/2013)

 

2009–2010 (111th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter supporting servicewomens’ access to abortion (5/25/10)
Letters in support of Prevention First Act (March 2009)

Comments

Comments to HHS on the “Conscience Clause” Regulation (4/8/09)


Budget Nominations

2013–2014 (113th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to President Obama on FY14 Budget (2/21/13)

2011–2012 (112th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to House regarding Balanced Budget amendment (11/15/11)
Letter to Senate regarding Federal Budget Cuts (5/25/11)

 


VAWA

2011–2012 (112th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to House on VAWA Reauthorization (May 15, 2012)

2009–2010 (111th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letters to Congress on IVAWA (6/11/10)


STEM

2009–2010 (111th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Testimony to NSF regarding STEM engagement (6/29/09)
Testimony for House STEM hearing on inclusion (7/21/09)
Letter to House on America COMPETES Act (5/12/10)

Comments

Comments to the Obama Administration regarding Science and Technology (10/20/10)

2007–2008 (110th Congress)

Comments

AAUW Letter to House on NCLB Reauthorization (4/13/07)


Equal Pay

2013–2014 (113th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to the Senate on the Paycheck Fairness Act (4/4/14)
Letters to House and Senate on Paycheck Fairness Act (1/28/13)

2011–2012 (112th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letters in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act
Panel on Gender Pay Disparities (4/11/11)

Comments

Comments to OFCCP on Wage Gap Investigations (5/4/11)

2009–2010 (111th Congress)

Letters & Testimony

Letter to the Senate Supporting the Paycheck Fairness Act (11/8/10)
Lilly Ledbetter’s Letter to Congress regarding Pay Equity (1/6/09)
Testimony to Congress on Equal Pay (4/28/09)
Letters to Senate Supporting the Paycheck Fairness Act (7/6/10)

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