Politics/Government Relations

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

Quick Facts on Health Care

AAUW believes that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will improve women’s access to basic health care services. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW outlines women’s unique challenges to paying for […] Read more »

Letter to Congress Supporting STEM Bills

AAUW wrote to members of Congress in support the Support STEM Education Act of 2015 (H.R.1020) and Strengthening Education Through Research Act (S.227). H.R. 1020 defines STEM education to include […] Read more »

  |     |   February 24, 2015

Quick Facts on Career and Technical Education

AAUW supports women pursuing career and technical education (CTE), and supports programs and policies that ensure that they can access training in their fields. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW […] Read more »

Washington Update (February 6, 2015)

Inside: President’s Budget, Student Loan Forgiveness, and an Innovative Solution to Partisan Gridlock Read more »

  |     |   February 06, 2015

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 »

Washington Update (January 30, 2015)

Inside: Inside: Lilly Ledbetter’s Note to You Read more »

  |     |   January 30, 2015

Washington Update (January 23, 2015)

Inside: State of the Union Recap, Roe and Citizens United Anniversaries Read more »

  |     |   January 23, 2015

Washington Update (January 16, 2015)

Inside: State of the Union Preparations, Education Update Read more »

  |     |   January 16, 2015

Letter to the Senate on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

AAUW supports the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which hasn’t been updated since it expired in 2007. Reauthorization of the ESEA would create a commitment to high standards and accountability in our nation’s public schools. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 16, 2015