Branch/State Support

Find resources to assist you with member operations and promote AAUW’s mission on the ground.
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Social Media 101: Getting Started with Facebook and Twitter

This guide is meant as Social Media 101; it explains the basics, makes a case for why your AAUW branch should use social media, and then discusses how to get started. Read more »

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How to Preserve Your State and Branch Archives

The AAUW Guidelines for Preserving State and Branch Archives manual provides basic information on how to gather, preserve, and organize state or branch archives. If you have neither the resources nor the appropriate space to maintain your archives, this guide provides assistance in identifying an institutional repository that will professionally care for your records and make them accessible for research. Read more »

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How to Create an AAUW Branch

This guide will give you a step-by-step time line about how to start a new branch, as well as information about finance management and recruitment strategies. Read more »

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How to Engage Local Campuses: A Guide for Branches

Engaging your local AAUW college/university partners in branch activities leads to more diverse programming, growth, and community impact. This resource will help you build a relationship with the campus community. Read more »

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STEM Chair Tool Kit

This guide will help you bring STEM opportunities to girls in your community. Read more »

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How to Host a STEM Program in Your Community

From determining your branch’s capacity to planning logistics and evaluating your work, a lot goes into a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program! Follow these steps to host a successful STEM program from start to finish. Read more »

Apply for a 2016–17 Public Policy Impact Grant

Apply for a $1,000 impact grant by Friday, May 27, 2016, and join the campaign for equal pay. Read more »

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Resources for State and Branch Public Policy Chairs

Public policy chairs advocate for AAUW’s public policy priorities to policymakers; represent AAUW public policy priorities to AAUW members, the public, and the media; organize AAUW members to take action on policy priorities; and lead AAUW voter education and turnout campaigns in their state or branch. Through their leadership, public policy chairs ensure that we have national, state, and local public policies that empower women and girls. Here are a few Read more »

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How to Successfully Initiate New Members

A welcoming branch is critical for retaining members. Here are some steps to create a welcome program for new members. Read more »

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Fundraising Policies: What AAUW Members Need to Know

Here’s everything you need to know about AAUW fundraising procedures, Internal Revenue Service regulations, and related state laws, including our annotated policies and FAQ. Read more »

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