Legal Advocacy

Use these resources to understand and use the legal system to pursue justice and change.

LAF Express — March 2014

Thank You, AAUW Members and Volunteers! We spend a lot of time asking AAUW members and volunteers to advocate, give, work, help, and pitch in to keep AAUW strong. We […] Read more »

  |     |   March 19, 2014
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AAUW’s Title IX Champions!

The Title IX Champions award celebrates the vital contributions of AAUW members and branches across the country to Title IX advocacy. Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 05, 2014

LAF Express — February 2014

D.C. Circuit Hears Arguments in Klay v. Panetta On February 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard arguments in Klay v. Panetta, a Legal Advocacy Fund-supported […] Read more »

  |     |   February 18, 2014

LAF Express — January 2014

Calling All Title IX Champions! Nominate an AAUW branch or member for our new Title IX Champion award! We’ve seen AAUW members do amazing work to ensure that students’ rights […] Read more »

  |     |   January 28, 2014

LAF Express — December 2013

Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Texas Law Limiting Access to Reproductive Health Care On November 19, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to delay implementation of a Texas law that imposes […] Read more »

  |     |   December 16, 2013

LAF Express — November 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Preview Call Engages AAUW Members with the Court On October 24, LAF Program Manager Mollie Lam and Regulatory Affairs Manager Beth Scott co-hosted a conference call with […] Read more »

  |     |   November 16, 2013

AAUW LAF Committee

The Committee meets regularly to keep up-to-date on LAF programming and to advise LAF staff. Current LAF Committee members: Frances M. Kavenik (Chair) Malinda Gaul – Board Liaison Kathleen Brenniman […] Read more »

  |     |   November 05, 2013

State Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) Liaison Position Description

The state LAF liaison promotes the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund’s mission, strategic case support, campus outreach, and Case Support Travel Grants and oversees LAF fundraising activity in the state. Responsibilities […] Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 01, 2013

Branch Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) Liaison Position Description

Branch LAF liaisons promote the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund’s mission, strategic case support, campus outreach, and Case Support Travel Grants and oversee LAF fundraising activity in the branch and community. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   November 01, 2013

LAF Express — October 2013

AAUW Mourns the Passing of Jacqueline Livingston, One of the Cornell 11 In 1981, a group of women from Cornell University asked AAUW for help in their discrimination lawsuit against […] Read more »

  |     |   October 21, 2013