Guides

These specific resources and information will help you reach your goals. Guides include how-tos, frequently asked questions, manuals, and facts sheets.
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Social Media 101: Getting Started with Facebook and Twitter

This guide is meant as Social Media 101; it explains the basics, makes a case for why your AAUW branch should use social media, and then discusses how to get started. Read more »

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How to Preserve Your State and Branch Archives

The AAUW Guidelines for Preserving State and Branch Archives manual provides basic information on how to gather, preserve, and organize state or branch archives. If you have neither the resources nor the appropriate space to maintain your archives, this guide provides assistance in identifying an institutional repository that will professionally care for your records and make them accessible for research. Read more »

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How to Recruit Members for Your AAUW Student Organization

Ready to grow your AAUW student organization’s membership? Set your group up for success by using these helpful tips to advance your recruitment skills. Read more »

Take the Lead with Legal Advocacy

You can play a crucial part in teaching young people, educators, and communities about their rights as workers and students. Take a look at these four steps to bring legal advocacy to your branch. Read more »

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How to Engage Local Campuses: A Guide for Branches

Engaging your local AAUW college/university partners in branch activities leads to more diverse programming, growth, and community impact. This resource will help you build a relationship with the campus community. Read more »

  |   ,   |   April 21, 2016
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STEM Chair Tool Kit

This guide will help you bring STEM opportunities to girls in your community. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   April 21, 2016

What to Do If a Branch Member Leaves? Exit Interview!

When a member does not renew their membership in your branch, it is important to follow up and find out why. The answers may surprise you, but they will guide you to a more effective membership retention and engagement plan and ultimately help your branch thrive. Read more »

  |     |   April 13, 2016
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Fundraising Policies: What AAUW Members Need to Know

Here’s everything you need to know about AAUW fundraising procedures, Internal Revenue Service regulations, and related state laws, including our annotated policies and FAQ. Read more »

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How to Get Out the Vote on College Campuses

Want to get out the vote on college campuses? Use these best practices to help students register and vote. Read more »

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The C/U Chair’s Guide to Renewing Your Local Institution’s AAUW Membership

As your state or branch’s college/university (C/U) chair, you help keep AAUW’s connection to more than 800 C/U partner members thriving. Read more »