Statements

Find out what AAUW is saying to government and elected officials with these letters, comments, and testimonies on AAUW’s public policy issues. Review the statements by topic »

Comments to DACWS on Military Sexual Assault

AAUW submitted comments on military sexual assault to the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services regarding the importance of equitable and safe climates for women serving their country in the military. Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 13, 2013

Senate Testimony on Military Sexual Assault

AAUW strongly supports efforts to protect the rights of military service members and to end the scourge of sexual assault and violence. Read more »

  |     |   March 13, 2013

Letter to Secretary Duncan on the Special Assistant for Gender Equity Position

AAUW urged the Department of Education to fill the Special Assistant for Gender Equity position. Read more »

  |     |   March 08, 2013

Comments to Department of Education of Athletics Information

AAUW submitted comments regarding the Department of Education’s proposed renewal of regulations regarding data collection for the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA). Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 22, 2013

Comments to Department of Education on DC Vouchers

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Education regarding the District of Columbia’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, which grants students federally funded vouchers to attend private schools. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 22, 2013

AAUW Letter to President Obama on FY14 Budget

AAUW is concerned that the demands to ruthlessly slash federal spending and deficits could weaken critical programs that benefit millions of Americans and our nation’s bottom line. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 21, 2013

Comments to HHS on Medicaid Coverage

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding proposed health insurance exchange and Medicaid regulations. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 21, 2013

USDOE Athletics Commission Testimony: Mitzi Witchger

As part of the Title IX Compliance: Know the Score program, individuals can read the US Department of Education Commission testimony of AAUW Member Mitzi Witchger.  Witchger gave testimony the […] Read more »

  |   February 18, 2013

Paycheck Fairness Act Letters

AAUW has written several letters to Congress in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act. The PFA takes meaningful steps to create incentives for employers to follow the law, empower women […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act Letters

AAUW wrote to Congress in support of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act. AAUW strongly supports the bill’s provisions to move all federal loans to the Direct Lending program […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013