How To

Diversity Planning and Structure: How to Create a Diversity and Inclusion Plan

The step-by-step activity instructions take you through an easy process for creating a diversity and inclusion plan as a branch in just two hours. Read more »

Six Steps to Diverse, Engaging Programs

AAUW’s program assessment tool will help you make sure you hold programming that engages your members, builds your branch, and is mission based. Read more »

How to Use the Relational Recruitment Method to Grow Your Branch

Recruiting doesn’t have to be uncomfortable. This resource will show you how to focus on getting to know the person and what she wants so that you can invite her to participate in a way that is meaningful to her. Read more »

strategy pyramid

How to Create a Strategic Plan for Your Branch

Developing a strategic plan is one of the key ways you can rejuvenate your branch’s focus on AAUW’s mission and engage your members with your branch and its activities. Download the strategic planning meeting facilitator’s agenda and participant guide and read the tips below to ensure sure your strategic planning process is a success.
Read more »

Two women sitting at a table with papers and a recorder.

How to Conduct Your Own Oral History Project

Every voice matters, and an oral history project ensures that members’ voices are heard and their stories affirmed and preserved. Record interviews with members in your own state or branch and capture their reflections and perspectives on AAUW’s involvement in the last half century. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 16, 2014

Using AAUW Resources

The new resources section, which can be accessed from a link at the top of any page on our website, replaces the content that used to be in the member […] Read more »

  |     |   June 07, 2013

AAUW Branch Creation Guide

Interested in creating a new AAUW branch in your community? Use this simple branch creation guide to walk you through the process. Read more »

How to Hold a Meeting with Your Elected Officials

Connecting with your elected officials about AAUW issues in a face-to-face meeting is a great way to develop a relationship with them and work to influence the positions they take on issues important to you. Below are some helpful tips for before, during, and after a visit. Read more »

How to Build a Phone Tree

Learn how to set up a phone tree for activating a group of people to spread a brief message quickly and efficiently to a large number of people. Read more »