Using an A-Bomb to Kill an Ant: Colorado Personhood and Roe

Roe v. Wade advocates at AAUW of Colorado and our coalition partners are yard-sign collectors. Why? Biennial efforts to confer personhood in our state’s constitution for increasingly earlier prebirth stages […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 18, 2013

Who Runs New Hampshire? Women.

Last week, New Hampshire inaugurated Maggie Hassan (D) as its governor, but she’s hardly the only woman representing that state. This month, New Hampshire became the first state to send […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 10, 2013

AAUW Gives Thanks

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, AAUW would like to pause to give thanks for the many opportunities and advancements for women and girls in 2012. The full list is available […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 22, 2012

AAUW Executive Director Meets with President Obama, Advisers

The Obama administration invited leaders of national women’s groups to the White House Tuesday for a conversation on the budget and other issues facing the country. Just a week after […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 15, 2012

Women and the 2012 Election

Never mind 1992 — 2012 is the “Year of the Woman.” Women turned out to vote in droves. We made up 53 percent of the electorate nationwide, and in many […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 07, 2012

What Do You Want to See on #DayOne?

The political ads have gone off the air, and the campaign signs are on their way to the recycling bin. After a long campaign, we’ve all voted, and we know […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   November 07, 2012

Vote Today—There’s Still Time!

The AAUW Action Fund’s It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard voter education and turnout campaign represents an unprecedented investment in making women’s voices heard in the 2012 election. Follow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 06, 2012

AAUW Is Active on Election Day

Today, Election Day, the entire AAUW staff of almost 100 people made get-out-the-vote reminder calls to young women. By 2 p.m., we had made almost 1,500 calls. For some staffers, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   November 06, 2012

Top Five Ways to Motivate Young Women to Vote

For the past eight months, our It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard campaign has done everything possible to inspire young women to vote on November 6. With just one […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 05, 2012

The Last Weekend to Get Out the Vote

The AAUW Action Fund’s It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard voter education and turnout campaign represents an unprecedented investment in making women’s voices heard in the 2012 election. Follow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   November 02, 2012