Politics/Government Relations

Find resources for advocacy and information on AAUW’s positions on women’s issues.

Washington Update (October 10, 2014)

Inside: Greetings from AAUW’s New Field Director! Read more »

  |     |   October 10, 2014

Washington Update (October 3, 2014)

Inside: See you in San Diego! Read more »

  |     |   October 03, 2014

Washington Update (September 26, 2014)

Fall has always been my favorite time of year. It’s a time of change and renewal – we’ll begin to pull out our sweaters, students have gone back to school, […] Read more »

  |     |   September 26, 2014
National Voter Registration Day 2013

Political vs. Partisan: A Guide to Your AAUW Advocacy Actions

When members take advocacy actions in the name of AAUW, those actions must be political rather than partisan. Here are some things to keep in mind when determining if your actions are political or partisan Read more »

The Gender Pay Gap by State and Congressional District

Find the Gender Wage Gap in your State Find the Gender Wage Gap in your Congressional District Wage gap information is easy to find in these state-by-state documents, which include […] Read more »

Washington Update (September 19, 2014)

And just like that, they’re gone. Just two weeks after returning from their August recess, members of Congress are now headed back to their districts with no plans to return […] Read more »

  |     |   September 19, 2014

Voter Registration on College Campuses

Learn more about how to pursue voter registration on college campuses and help institutions meet their obligations under the Higher Education Act. Read more »

Washington Update (September 12, 2014)

Tomorrow, we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a groundbreaking bill that expanded protections for women across the country. I was […] Read more »

  |     |   September 12, 2014

Washington Update (September 5, 2014)

We’ve never been shy about giving Congress – or the president – a to-do list. Now, thanks to your persistent actions via the Two-Minute Activist tool and the events you’ve […] Read more »

  |     |   September 05, 2014

Washington Update (August 22, 2014)

Next week we celebrate what might as well be an official AAUW holiday: Women’s Equality Day. This day, observed on August 26, commemorates the day in 1920 when the 19th […] Read more »

  |     |   August 22, 2014