Community Outreach

Use these resources to make connections and develop relationships with your local community, including with newspapers, businesses, schools, and residents.
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Can I Use This Photo? What You Need to Know for Your Brochures and Newsletters

You do great work. Shouldn’t you show it off? Showcasing fun, interesting, and high-quality photos in your brochures and newsletters can go a long way toward promoting AAUW in your local community. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   August 25, 2014

Apply to Be on the AAUW National Student Advisory Council

Applications for the 2013–14 National Student Advisory Council (SAC) are now open to college students of all ages. Send this application to leadership@aauw.org by 11:59 p.m. PDT on September 29, 2013, to be considered. Read more »

Fight Stereotypes on Your Campus: Apply for an AAUW Campus Action Project Grant, Sponsored by Pantene

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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Host a Speech Contest for Girls

Public speaking skills are important for anyone’s career. You can encourage high school girls to develop these valuable skills by hosting a Speech Trek public-speaking contest. Here’s how. Read more »

Quick Facts on the Equal Rights Amendment

AAUW is strongly committed to women’s equality. In this downloadable document, AAUW explains the Equal Rights Amendment, what it would do for women, and why America needs to ratify this […] Read more »

AAUW Mission & Action — August 2014

Announcements What do you think of the new Mission & Action? Let us know. Starting in September, you’ll receive it twice a month. Apply to bring an AAUW Campus Leadership […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 14, 2014

Branch Public Policy Chair Manual

This manual is for AAUW members serving as branch public policy chairs (BPPC). It provides an overview of the branch public policy chair role, the basics of public policy and advocacy, and sample tactics to take action. Read more »

State Public Policy Chair Manual

This manual is for AAUW members serving as state public policy chairs (SPPCs). It is intended to provide an overview of the state public policy chair role, the basics of public policy and advocacy, and sample tactics to take action. Read more »

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4 Leader Essentials for STEM Chairs

STEM chairs host programs for local girls with their branches and state leadership, assist with expansion of the national AAUW Tech Trek and Tech Savvy programs, and spread the word about AAUW’s research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Check out these tips to bring STEM opportunities to more girls in your community. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 30, 2014

Your Every Question Answered: Advocacy How-to Guides

Find a complete set of resources to guide you in advocating for women and girls through a variety of tactics and actions. Read more »