Community Outreach

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

Shenandoah University’s Campus Action Project: Empowering Moms, Empowering Minds

Through two main initiatives the Shenandoah University CAP Team in Winchester, Virginia, addressed issues facing singles moms who want to attend college. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 09, 2008

Doane College’s Campus Action Project: Helping Immigrant Girls See Themselves in College

The Doane College CAP Team in Crete, Nebraska, paired college women and Hispanic female high school students in the area in mentoring relationships and in April they held a career day for 100 rural students. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 08, 2008

California State University, Fullerton’s Campus Action Project: Promoting Mathematical Confidence among Latina Pre-Service Teachers

The CAP Team at California State University, Fullerton empowered Latinas preparing to be mathematics teachers through team meetings with Latina students, conducting video interviews with the students, creating an interactive website with resources and interview clips, and presenting their findings at campus forums. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 08, 2008

AAUW Outlook Magazine — Spring/Summer 2008

Volume 102, No. 1 Where the Girls (and Boys) Are — and Where the Real Crisis Is AAUW’s latest research report examines the current state of education, highlighting the progress […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 09, 2008

Programming Guide: Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

The guide gives suggestions for group activities, community outreach, and other activism to raise awareness of gender equity in education. Read more »