Politics/Government Relations

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

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

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

Comments on the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) Program

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Education regarding the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) program. Read more »

  |     |   November 04, 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 »

Comments on the Center for Disease Control’s Assessing School-Centered HIV/STD Prevention Efforts Survey

AAUW submitted comments on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) assessing school-centered HIV/STD prevention efforts survey. Read more »

  |     |   September 25, 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 »

Comments supporting the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s Innovation Report

AAUW submitted comments on the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s (OSTP) update of the Strategy for American Innovation report. Read more »

  |     |   September 23, 2014

Comments supporting the Employment Certification for Public Service

AAUW submitted comments on the Department of Education’s notice of employment certification for public service loan forgiveness. Read more »

  |     |   September 22, 2014

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 »

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 »