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Play Bingo with AAUW as You Follow Obama’s Final State of the Union!

Every year we tune in to hear what the president promises to do to move women’s issues forward and we will be especially interested to see what he proposes as he works to establish his legacy. This year, the speech is set for January 12, and we ask you to help us follow along through a friendly (or not-so-friendly!) game of bingo. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 05, 2016
Title IX is a game changer -- On the field, on campus, in the classroom.

Join Us: Title IX Coordinators Delivery Project Status Update

Hundreds of AAUW members have pledged to deliver new resources from the U.S. Department of Education to Title IX coordinators at schools in their area. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   February 3, 2016
Equal Pay Day 2015

Planning for AAUW Advocacy: Equal Pay Day 2016

  Time: 7:00 p.m. ET Location: Online Cost: Free for AAUW members and affiliates Event Description: The new year will present unique opportunities and challenges as we work to advance […] Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   December 16, 2015

Ask Your Elected Officials to Proclaim Equal Pay Day with this Proclamation Template

Encourage your governor, city council, and mayor to proclaim “Equal Pay Day” in your state and community using this proclamation. Read more »

AAUW Advocacy Event and Activity Report-Back Form

Did you recently host an advocacy event or complete an advocacy activity? Let us know so that we can spotlight all of your amazing work! Read more »

Several former members of the Indiana University East (IUE) volleyball team filed suit against the school under Title IX, alleging that IUE hired a volleyball coach who the players say sexually harassed them.

Kurz et al. v. Trustees of Indiana University et al.

Kurz et al. v. Trustees of Indiana University et al. brings attention not only to the sexual harassment of students by university staff, but also to the serious retaliation those students may face if they speak out. Read more »

2) President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Higher Education Act at Southwest Texas State College on November 8, 1965. Image in public domain.

Why the Higher Education Act Matters

The law is just as crucial as it was decades ago — perhaps even more so, now that workforce changes have resulted in higher education becoming less of a luxury and more of a necessity. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   November 12, 2015
President Jimmy Carter signs a document in the White House with more than a dozen women and men standing behind him.

Let’s Ratify the ERA: A Look at Where We Are Now

The ERA would guarantee constitutional equality between men and women — a concept the majority of Americans agree is necessary. In fact, most people believe the ERA has already been ratified. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   November 05, 2015
Aileen Rizo (left in white, holding her daughter) was on hand when Gov. Brown signed the Fair Pay Act on October 6, 2015.

The High Cost of Unequal Pay

How is the pay gap really hurting women and their families? AAUW’s Lisa Maatz explains in a post originally published on the U.S. Department of Labor’s blog. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 27, 2015
2015 AAUW Action Fund Bylaws Cover Art

2015 AAUW Action Fund Bylaws

This document contains the AAUW Action Fund’s charter, as well as the rules and regulations for managing the Action Fund and conducting its affairs. Read more »