Armchair Politica

I don’t know about you, but when I’m watching TV and am in control of the remote, at commercials I bounce back and forth between channels trying to avoid the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   September 03, 2008

Gustav Threatens the Gulf Coast and the RNC

As I sat in the airport waiting for my connection to the Twin Cities, I do what any good lobbyist does — I checked my e-mail. And while I had […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 02, 2008

An Historic Night Ends the 2008 Democratic Convention

A buzz was in the air all day Thursday. It wasn’t just that it was the last day of the convention. It wasn’t just that it was the night that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   August 30, 2008

Bloggers and Protests and Delegates, Oh My!

Yesterday afternoon I had a chance to check out the Big Tent — a net-roots Disneyland. The venue, sponsored by Digg, Google, DailyKos, and others, is a blogger’s oasis in the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   August 28, 2008

Women’s Equality Day @ Convention

While Tuesday was not designated “women’s issues day” at the Democratic National Convention, it certainly felt like it — which seems appropriate, given that the day also marked the anniversary […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   August 27, 2008

Equalitea, Trains, and Teddy Kennedy

The rest of Monday, the first official day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention, sped by. After a brief visit to the Seniors Caucus in the early afternoon — women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   August 26, 2008

Unconventional Women

This is Lisa Maatz, your intrepid AAUW Public Policy Director, blogging to you directly from the Denver Convention Center. While I have a moment to catch my breath, I thought […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 25, 2008

Obama Meets the Power Group

Last week, the Obama campaign reached out to women’s organizations, inviting AAUW and a number of our coalition partners to meet with the senator. I attended the meeting on Tuesday, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 30, 2008

2024 or Bust

Since we just featured AAUW Dialog’s summer reading lists, I wanted to share information about a film that recently debuted in May. Directors Amy Sewell and Susan Toffler produced a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   July 21, 2008

Seneca Falls … Casino?

The last time I went Internet researching, I found what became the title of a blog (“Married but Looking”) when I entered “women’s rights” into a search engine. This time, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 19, 2008