Celebrate Action Network Successes in 2009!

The growing power and reach of AAUW’s Action Network can claim some impressive achievements. Just consider that over the past year, together, we have: Regained ground in the fight for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 23, 2009

A Good 24 Hours for Health Reform

AAUW staff and members were among the 1,200 people who descended on the corridors of Capitol Hill yesterday as part of the “Stop Stupak” coalition. Stupak, of course, refers to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 04, 2009

Stop Stupak National Day of Action

FROM THE AAUW ACTION NETWORK: On Wednesday, December 2, AAUW and coalition partners will join forces for a National Day of Action to protest the Stupak amendment, anti-choice legislation that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 01, 2009

Act Now to Reform Health Care

Health care reform is dominating the halls of Congress. The House is expected to take up the Democrat’s package by the end of this week, with the Senate scheduled to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   November 04, 2009

Health-care reform isn’t scary…but doing nothing is frightening

For the past several weeks, at town halls all across the nation, millions of Americans who understand the need for vital health reform legislation were subjected to seemingly endless myths, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 2009

Abortion Opponents Find Common Ground—in Tragedy

I woke up yesterday morning to NPR news reports of the death of women’s rights advocate and abortion doctor George Tiller. Setting my position on abortion aside, I was sad […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   June 02, 2009

Back up your Birth Control

March 25 is the eighth anniversary of the Back Up Your Birth Control Day of Action. This day for increasing awareness of and access to emergency contraception comes just days […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 25, 2009

Roe at 36

Directly on the heels of a crazy Inauguration weekend, another celebration of sorts took place yesterday. Thousands gathered here in D.C. to celebrate (or protest) the 36th anniversary of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2009

Halloween … and Pregnancy?

Tomorrow is not only my favorite holiday (I love candy and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”) but also the 30th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). In commemoration, […] Read more »

Uncovered

Art used in messaging is nothing new, but we’re used to seeing what I call “elevator art” — backgrounds in TV commercials, graphics in magazine ads — even the web […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 10, 2008