Politics/Government Relations

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

Letter to the Senate Opposing Elimination of Federal Funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)

AAUW urges Senators to vote against S. 1881 which would eliminate basic reproductive health care for millions of women by prohibiting federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 31, 2015
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Deliver New Title IX Resources to Your Local Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has just released new resources to help coordinators understand the full scope of their jobs. But not all Title IX coordinators know about these tools, so it’s critical that AAUW members help spread the word. Read more »

AAUW Action Network

The cornerstone of AAUW’s e-advocacy efforts, Action Network makes it easy for subscribers to get involved in pending policy issues. We’ll send you urgent e-mail notices when important issues are coming up and make it easy to contact your members of Congress through the Two-Minute Activist tool.

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All AAUW members and subscribers
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  |     |   May 31, 2015

Washington Update E-bulletin

Washington Update offers an insider’s view on the legislative process, the latest public policy news, resources for advocates, programming ideas, and updates from the AAUW Public Policy and Government Relations Department.

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  |   ,   |   May 25, 2015

State Legislative Request Intake Form

If you would like an opinion from AAUW staff on whether your state’s proposed legislation aligns with AAUW’s public policy priorities, please fill out this form. Read more »

Letter to Senate Asking for Confirmation of Loretta Lynch

AAUW sent a letter to all Senators asking for the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to be confirmed as the U.S. Attorney General. To guarantee equality, individual rights, and social justice […] Read more »

  |     |   April 21, 2015

Comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on LGBT Workplace Discrimination Regulations

Lisa Maatz, AAUW’s Vice President of Government Relations, submitted comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR). Read more »

  |     |   April 15, 2015

Comments on Sex Discrimination Guidelines for Federal Government Contractors

Lisa Maatz, AAUW’s Vice President of Government Relations, submitted comments to the Development Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) supporting OFCCP’s proposed regulations to guide federal government contractors in fulfilling their obligations under Executive Order 11246. Read more »

  |     |   April 14, 2015

Apply for a 2015-16 Public Policy Impact Grant

Apply for a $1,000 impact grant by Friday, May 22, 2015, and join the campaign for equal pay. Read more »

Federal Legislative Priorities for Women and Families in the 114th Congress

This document is intended to provide an overview of AAUW’s work for new members of Congress and for AAUW members to use at conventions and annual meetings. Read more »