Legal Advocacy

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

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 »

LAF Express — September 2013

New LAF Program Manager Mollie Lam Joins AAUW Greetings! I am thrilled to join AAUW as the new LAF Program Manager. As an attorney with a background in advocacy for […] Read more »

  |     |   September 15, 2013

LAF Update — Summer 2013

In the summer 20123 edition of the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) print newsletter, the AAUW Boise Area (ID) Branch talks about using a Campus Outreach Grants to launch a Title […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 27, 2013
A line of women holding posters in front of a truck with McCrory's face on it that reads "Keep your word."

A Strong Showing: Making a Rally Uber Effective

A public rally can be a great way to increase visibility for AAUW, generate media coverage, and raise awareness about a policy issue. Here are some tips and tricks for making your rally super effective (or uber effective!). Read more »

LAF Update — Spring 2013

In the spring 2013 edition of the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) print newsletter, LAF Program Manager Holly Kearl interviewed LeBlanc v. Trustees of Indiana University plaintiff Virginia LeBlanc to learn […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 27, 2013

LAF Express — May 2013

New information on supporting legislation that helps military sexual assault survivors, AAUW co-sponsoring a summit on military sexual assault, and engaging with LAF at the AAUW National Convention. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 20, 2013

LAF Express — April 2013

A list of LAF-supported plaintiffs that will speak at AAUW state conventions, and update on Sexual Assault Awareness Month and a farewell from Holly Kearl, who is leaving LAF to […] Read more »

  |     |   April 15, 2013

LAF Express — March 2013

The March 2013 e-newsletter LAF Express includes articles about how the AAUW Board of Directors voted to contribute $36,500 to seven on-going cases, updates on two LAF-supported military sexual assault […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 22, 2013

LAF Express — February 2013

The February 2013 e-newsletter LAF Express includes updates on the lawsuit of LAF-supported plaintiff Virginia LeBlanc and information about House Armed Services Committee hearing on military sexual assault. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 22, 2013

LAF Campus Outreach Program in a Box

Use this Program in a Box to help local institutions combat sex discrimination. AAUW states and branches can apply to receive up to $750 to hold an AAUW Legal Advocacy […] Read more »

  |   , ,   |   February 20, 2013