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 on Civil Rights Data Collection

AAUW submitted comments on the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection survey, which collects student information from state and local education agencies that receive federal funding. Read more »

  |     |   January 03, 2014

Letter to Hill on Emergency Unemployment Insurance

AAUW urged Congress to extend emergency unemployment insurance to stabilize the economic recovery of American workers and their communities. Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 03, 2014

Comments supporting bullying and harassment data collection

AAUW submitted comments on the proposed revisions to the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC), applauding the Department’s proposal to require schools to collect information regarding the number of allegations of bullying and harassment on the basis of sexual orientation or religion received by a school. Read more »

  |     |   January 03, 2014

Testimony to House Supporting National Women’s History Museum

AAUW submitted testimony to the House of Representatives supporting the establishment of a National Women’s History Museum on the National Mall. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 11, 2013

Testimony of Dr. Catherine Hill for House “Training the Trainers” Hearing

Dr. Hill shared AAUW’s perspectives on the challenges of expanding our nation’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce. Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 15, 2013

Letter to Senate Supporting Amendments to Address Sexual Assault in the Military and Protect Survivors

AAUW sent a letter to the Senate urging support for amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (S. 1197) that will address the problem of sexual assault in the military and protect survivors. Read more »

  |     |   November 08, 2013

Comments on Civil Rights Data Collection Revisions

AAUW submitted comments on the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection survey, which collects student information from state and local education agencies that receive federal funding. Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 20, 2013

Letter to Senate supporting the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

AAUW strongly supports the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (S.815). Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 09, 2013

Letter to Senate on FY 2014 Appropriations Priorities

AAUW is concerned that FY2014 appropriations have the potential to weaken critical programs that benefit millions of Americans. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 09, 2013

Letter to Senate on Immigration Reform

AAUW urged the Senate to support the Border Security Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744). Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 27, 2013