Women Still Make Only 77 Cents

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released figures that show that the wage gap remained unchanged last year. According to numbers released this morning, women still make 77 cents, on average, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   September 16, 2010

Calling Out Political Sexism, One Candidate at a Time

We’ve all been there. You’re watching television or scanning through the most-read stories online and the commentary about a female politician is about her dowdy outfit or temperamental response to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 2010

Lobby Corps Close-Ups: Nancy MacKenzie

This is the next in our summer series introducing you to some of the passionate and committed members of the AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps. Do you have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 10, 2010

Lobby Corps Close-Ups: Norma Kacen

This is the next in our summer series introducing you to some of the passionate and committed members of the AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps. Do you have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 03, 2010

AAUW Stands with Women Athletes in Fight for Equal Opportunities

PRESS RELEASE: The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding $11,500 to the Women’s Law Project to support the lawsuit Foltz et al. v. Delaware State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 30, 2010

AAUW Celebrates Decision in the Quinnipiac University Cheerleading Case

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW applauds U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill’s decision in the Title IX case, Biediger v. Quinnipiac University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 21, 2010

AAUW Supports Recommendations from White House Middle-Class Task Force

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW strongly supports the recommendations unveiled today by the Vice President’s White House Middle-Class Task Force and the White House Council on Women and Girls. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   July 20, 2010

Lobby Corps Close-Ups: Kitty Richardson

This is the first in our summer series introducing you to some of the passionate and committed members of the AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps. Do you have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   July 14, 2010

Celebrating Lobby Corps

Both times I’ve seen AAUW Public Policy and Government Relations Director Lisa Maatz speak to young women about lobbying on Capitol Hill, she has conveyed two general ideas. The first […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   July 07, 2010

Elena Kagan Hearings: Day 1

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee began the confirmation hearings for Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. While seriousness of purpose often marks such proceedings, the hearing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 29, 2010