Community Outreach

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

AAUW’s Statement to the 58th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women

As an ECOSOC-accredited nongovernmental organization, AAUW was invited to participate in the annual Commission on the Status of Women in March 2014. AAUW submitted a written statement to the CSW […] Read more »

  |     |   March 06, 2014

AAUW Outlook Archive

Enjoy reading past issues of AAUW Outlook downloadable as PDF documents. Read more »

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AAUW Outlook Winter 2014: Closer to Equality

Coming Out at Work: “You’re gay? You’re fired.” In 29 states, this reasoning is perfectly legal — which is why it took Samantha 12 years to summon the courage to come out to her co-workers. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 12, 2014

Membership Matters — February 2014

There were some big opportunities to engage with current and prospective members around key AAUW issues in recent weeks. Can you guess what some of these opportunities were? On January […] Read more »

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Budget 101

In fall 2012 Congress found itself facing a self-made crisis called the “fiscal cliff.” With so much at stake in this debate, AAUW launched an online series called “Budget 101” to break down the details of the tough decisions on federal spending and deficit reduction before Congress and the president. Read more »

Membership Matters — January 2014

Member Engagement and Half-Year Dues Happy New Year! We want to take a moment to say thank you again for your volunteer leadership. The work that you do is so […] Read more »

11 Leadership Essentials for AAUW Branch Programming

Read on to learn how to build powerful, mission-based programs that will help you recruit and retain new members. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   January 29, 2014

Quick Facts on the Common Core Standards

AAUW supports states’ voluntary adoption of the Common Core State Standards Initiative (“Common Core”). If states choose not to adopt these official standards, AAUW urges them to adopt similarly robust […] Read more »

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 »