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 »

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

Comments, Letters & Testimony

Education 2014–2015 (114th Congress) Letters & Testimony AAUW Letter on House Consideration of Student Success Act (HR5) and Amendments (02/26/2015) Letter to Congress Supporting STEM Bills (01/24/2015) Letter to the […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 10, 2013

Letter to Senate on Student Loan Interest Rates

AAUW urged the Senate to vote against the Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act (S. 1003) and to vote for the Student Loan Affordability Act (S. 953). Read more »

  |   ,   |   June 06, 2013

Comments on the Civil Rights of Service Members and Veterans

AAUW submitted comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for its May 2013 briefing on the civil rights of service members and veterans. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 31, 2013

Comments to USCCR on Veterans and Service Member Civil Rights

AAUW believes that several policies of the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) should be revised to reflect the reality of an increasingly diverse military. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 31, 2013