Community Outreach

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

Share Your Story of Unequal Pay

We appreciate readers’ willingness to share their stories to help us make the case for fair pay to elected officials and in the media. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 13, 2014

Read Linda Hallman’s Interview with “International Innovation”

AAUW Executive Director and CEO Linda D. Hallman was highlighted in the U.K.-based research journal International Innovation. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 03, 2014

Membership Matters — November/December 2013

Member Engagement and Half-Year Dues Happy holidays, everyone! Since 1881, we’ve worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women through our research, campus […] Read more »

How to Put Together an Issue Forum, Town Hall, or Tele-Town Hall

Issue forums, town halls, and tele-town halls are ways to gather people in your community and educate them about a specific issue. The basic steps for each event are the same, but you can customize the event depending on your audience and community. Read more »

Sample Media Materials

Working with the media is a great way to draw attention to AAUW priority issues and events you are planning. Read more »

AAUW Fayetteville (AR) Branch members join friends and guests for their inaugural first Cocktails and Convos happy hour in June 2011.

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

Membership Matters — October 2013

October has been a bear for America, with a government shutdown and debt ceiling debate. Did you know that the U.S. government has shut down 17 times — and that […] 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.

Video length: 00:00:31

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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 is 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.

Video length: 00:02:29

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