Caring about Women and Maternal Health

Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times focused his column yesterday on the need to attend to women and maternal health on a global scale. He has an excellent way […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 31, 2009

AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor

AAUW just released a statement this afternoon supporting the confirmation of Judge Sotomayor.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/23/2009 Contact: Lisa Goodnight, 202/785-7738 AAUW Supports Confirmation of Judge Sotomayor Judiciary Committee […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 23, 2009

Confirmation Hearings Day Four

Thanks for joining us for our final day live blogging the Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Sonia Sotomayor including testimony from witnesses. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 16, 2009

Confirmation Hearings Day Three

Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Sotomayor continued for a third day. Read the transcript of Wednesday’s live blog below and be sure to join us for the final day of testimony. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 16, 2009

Host a Sotomayor Confirmation Watch Party

Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee are set to begin next Monday.  Be a part of this historic event and engage family, friends, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 10, 2009

AAUW Invites You to Ask Judge Sotomayor

Last week, Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT), chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced that Judge Sonia Sototmayor’s U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings will begin on July 13. AAUW will be […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 16, 2009

On President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor

AAUW monitors the judicial nomination process because so many of our fundamental rights and liberties have been established and are protected by the federal courts. AAUW supports a fair and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 26, 2009

Court Rules the Pregnancy Discrimination Act is not Retroactive

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a disappointing ruling in the pregnancy discrimination case AT&T Corp v. Hulteen, overturning the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   8 Comments   |   May 18, 2009

Open Thread: Nominating a Supreme Court Justice

In light of Justice Souter’s recent announcement that he is stepping down from the U.S. Supreme Court in June, my colleagues and I were joining with the pundits in pondering […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   May 06, 2009

We’re Talking about Money

There have been numerous reports documenting the achievement gaps in education in America. Some focus on the racial gap, others on the gender gap, and AAUW’s own Where the Girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   April 30, 2009