Politics/Government Relations

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

Comments on Pay Equity Executive Order

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 rule implementing Executive Order 13665. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 16, 2014

Washington Update (December 12, 2014)

Inside: The Latest on Campus Sexual Violence, Hate Crimes, Government Funding Bill Read more »

  |     |   December 12, 2014

Ask Your Elected Officials to Proclaim Equal Pay Day

Encourage your governor, city council, and mayor to proclaim “Equal Pay Day” in your state and community using this proclamation. Read more »

  |     |   December 09, 2014

Washington Update (December 5, 2014)

Inside: AAUW at the Supreme Court, New Findings on Military Sexual Assault Read more »

  |     |   December 05, 2014

Washington Update (November 21, 2014)

Inside: AAUW President ‎Leads Forum with Labor Secretary Tom Perez Read more »

  |     |   November 21, 2014

Washington Update (November 14, 2014)

Inside: Mother of Title IX to Receive Presidential Medal, Open Enrollment Begins Tomorrow Read more »

  |     |   November 14, 2014

Washington Update (November 7, 2014)

Inside: Election Recap, October Jobs Numbers, Latest Court Decisions Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 09, 2014

Quick Facts on Hate Crimes Prevention

AAUW believes that violent crimes motivated solely or primarily by bias or hatred intimidate communities and must end. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW outlines the importance of hate crimes […] Read more »

  |     |   November 05, 2014

Washington Update (October 31, 2014)

Inside: Final GOTV Tips and a Halloween Jeer Read more »

  |     |   October 31, 2014

Fact Sheet: For Women and Girls, the Common Core Is a Step Toward Greater Equity

AAUW and the Center for American Progress have released a new fact sheet that explores the positive effect the Common Core State Standards can have on gender equity in education. […] Read more »