Health Care Reform Law Turns 1

Wednesday, March 23 marked the one-year anniversary of when President Barack Obama signed the health care reform law, also known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Although […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   March 24, 2011

Stand against Violence with The Vagina Monologues

Every spring, students and community members perform The Vagina Monologues as a part of V-Day’s international campaign to end violence against women and girls. In the past 11 years, productions […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   February 04, 2011

Elena Kagan Hearings: Day 3

One of the most interesting moments from the third day of the Elena Kagan hearings had nothing to do with the hard-hitting questions asked by many senators. For her second […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 01, 2010

Previewing the Elena Kagan Hearings

The buildup to Supreme Court confirmation hearings normally leaves Washington, D.C., in a frenzied state. Robert Bork was the conservatives’ dream and the liberals’ nightmare. Clarence Thomas was replacing Thurgood […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   June 24, 2010

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