Politics/Government Relations

Find resources for advocacy and information on AAUW’s positions on women’s issues.
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How to Organize a Voter Registration Drive

This guide provides some easy steps to running a successful voter registration campaign. Read on, and remember that the AAUW public policy staff is here to help — consider them your resource and sounding board. Read more »

Washington Update (June 27, 2014)

The first time I really negotiated my salary was when I left my law practice to work for a member of Congress. I’d been my own boss for several years, […] Read more »

  |     |   June 27, 2014

Washington Update (June 20, 2014)

Every June, AAUW celebrates the tremendous progress that has been made in gender equality in education since Title IX became law on June 23, 1972. We also use the opportunity […] Read more »

  |     |   June 20, 2014

Washington Update E-Bulletin

Washington Update is AAUW’s free, members-only weekly e-bulletin. It offers an insider’s view on the legislative process, the latest policy news, resources for advocates, programming ideas, and updates from the Public Policy and Government Relations Department. Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 20, 2014

Washington Update (June 13, 2014)

As a trained journalist, one of my favorite things about my work at AAUW is interviewing our members about their experiences. Recently I’ve talked to several moms about the discrimination […] Read more »

  |     |   June 13, 2014

Washington Update (June 6, 2014)

Are you planning an activity to celebrate Title IX in your community? Share the details so we can help make your event a success, and stay tuned for more ways to celebrate Title IX! Read more »

  |     |   June 06, 2014

Washington Update (May 30, 2014)

Earlier this week, AAUW was invited to the Fourth White House Science Fair. The event brought together young award-winning scientists from around the country. Among the many extraordinary exhibits, I […] Read more »

  |     |   May 30, 2014

Washington Update (May 23, 2014)

Almost every Thursday morning, I’m up on Capitol Hill working with the AAUW Action Fund Lobby Corps. We talk to Congress about advancing AAUW’s priorities, ranging from passing the Paycheck […] Read more »

  |     |   May 23, 2014

Washington Update (May 16, 2014)

If you’ve seen my Twitter feed lately, you may have noticed that I’m a bit peeved by the news that Jill Abramson, The New York Times‎’ first female executive editor, […] Read more »

  |     |   May 16, 2014

Washington Update (May 9, 2014)

I’m celebrating my ninth Mother’s Day on Sunday as the mother of a smart, funny, precocious daughter. My fondest memory of my job is taking my daughter, Alexandria, to a […] Read more »

  |     |   May 09, 2014