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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Use This Lesson Plan to Introduce Girls to Engineering

Winning “Battle of the Plans” lesson, Fifth-Graders Can Be Industrial Engineers, Too! A Greeting Card Assembly Line, teaches girls what it’s like to be an industrial engineer through a creative activity that models assembly-line production. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   December 05, 2013

Sign Advocates Up for the AAUW Action Network

Print out this worksheet for your events and meetings to collect contact information from your guests and attendees. You can use the contact information to follow-up with your potential new members and advocates, then type up for information and send it to advocacy@aauw.org to make sure they can become a two minute activist. Read more »

Sample Media Materials

Sample Media Advisory A media advisory is used to alert the media to an upcoming event, and is sent three to five days in advance of the activity highlighted. Advisories […] Read more »

Cocktails and Convos Program in a Box

Looking for a great way to “mix” with potential members in a fun and casual setting where you can discuss women’s issues? Use a Cocktails and Convos event to show how relevant AAUW is today — all while raising the profile of your branch in a low-pressure setting. Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 15, 2013

State College/University (C/U) Relations Chair Position Description

State college/university (C/U) relations chairs serve as the link between AAUW and the higher education community to recruit and retain AAUW college/university partner members in her or his state and to increase AAUW’s visibility on campuses. Read more »

Title IX Video: You Throw Like a Girl

You throw like a girl … and that’s a bad thing? No girl or woman who plays basketball or any other sport should be marginalized for being a woman. This powerful 31 second PSA can be played at any Title IX event where AAUW is represented. Read more »

How to Get the Whole World to Sign Your Petition

A petition is what we call an “easy lift” — with just a little bit of effort, you can generate attention and momentum around an issue, grow your list of advocates, and pressure lawmakers to act. Plus, a petition helps you raise your state’s or branch’s visibility and potentially gain new members! Read more »

STEM Video: What Happens at Tech Trek

AAUW’s Tech Trek camp for girls, so wildly successful for 16 years in California, is now taking the nation by storm. Want to show your community just how “hands on” our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming is? Count on this action packed video to show that what happens at Tech Trek definitely does NOT stay at Tech Trek. Read more »

University of Central Florida’s Campus Action Project Grant: L.O.L.: Leading Out Loud

The Young Women Leaders Program at the University of Central Florida created a workshop that addressed anti-bullying and harassment issues to over 100 middle school students. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   October 14, 2013

Engage Your Community — Screen a Movie! Program in a Box

Films that resonate with AAUW’s mission are an outstanding way to engage your community in a conversation about women’s issues. Read more »