Community Outreach

Use these resources to make connections and develop relationships with your local community, including with newspapers, businesses, schools, and residents.

AAUW’s Statements to the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women

As an ECOSOC-accredited nongovernmental organization, AAUW is invited to participate in the annual Commission on the Status of Women in March. AAUW submits a written statement to the CSW annually […] Read more »

  |     |   February 24, 2015

Quick Facts on Career and Technical Education

AAUW supports women pursuing career and technical education (CTE), and supports programs and policies that ensure that they can access training in their fields. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW […] Read more »

Use documentary films and ready-made tool kits to raise awareness about human trafficking, girls’ education, or other global feminist issues.

Spark Discussion and Action on Global Issues

Use documentary films and ready-made tool kits to raise awareness about human trafficking, girls’ education, or other global feminist issues. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 13, 2015

Quick Facts on Paid Sick Days

For the 44 million Americans without paid sick days, a decision to stay home to care for a sick child or family member could jeopardize their job or family income. Read more »

Quick Facts on Work-Life Balance

As more of the workforce is comprised of women, concerns about balancing the demands of work and the needs of families have emerged. Read more »

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How to Spice Up Your Branch Programming

AAUW’s program assessment tool will help you make sure you hold programming that engages your members, builds your branch, and is mission based. Read more »

Apply for a Campus Action Project Grant

Do you care deeply about women’s issues? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of women and girls? Then you’ve come to the right place! We know firsthand how student projects can change a community for the better (after all, our organization was started by recent college graduates). That’s why we provide students with funding and support to make good things happen. Read more »

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Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less: Spread Women’s History in Your Local Schools

Use this Program in a Box to collaborate with schools and bring women’s history to life in local classrooms with the Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less online learning module. The learning tool was built by the innovative Newseum in Washington, D.C., and includes materials from AAUW’s archives. Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less investigates the suffragists’ pioneering use of First Amendment freedoms and connects women’s fight for the vote to contemporary issues. Read more »

Quick Facts on Higher Education

A college education is becoming increasingly important for employment, and AAUW believes it is critical to ensure that women have access to quality degree programs. In this downloadable, two-page document, […] Read more »

Quick Facts on the Gender Pay Gap

AAUW is a fierce advocate for policies that close the gender pay gap. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW explains the history of the pay gap, discusses relevant bills currently […] Read more »