Community Outreach

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

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 »

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 »