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How To Create a Facebook Fundraiser

  The benefits of creating a Facebook fundraiser are numerous. You can encourage donations to AAUW in your honor while increasing visibility for AAUW’s work and mission by inviting friends […] Read more »

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AAUW’s #StandUptoSexism Discussion Guide

“You play like a girl.”   “You should smile more.”   “Women aren’t natural leaders.” Women hear countless sexist comments over our lifetimes, and most of the time we shrug […] Read more »

How to Bring AAUW’s PSAs to Your Community

Giving a great elevator speech is a good start to increase your branch’s visibility if you’re talking one-on-one. But AAUW’s award-winning public service announcements (PSAs) can amplify that message even further. Read more »

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How to Do Media Interviews

There is always a chance a member of the media may be interested in your point of view on stories related to gender equity. Speaking with a reporter may sound daunting but don’t panic! The following guide includes helpful tips to make you an interview pro in no time. Read more »

Social Media 201: Leveraging Social Media to Increase Your Visibility

Use this guide to take the next steps with social media. If you’re creative and persistent, social media can help you raise your branch’s visibility, recruit new members and donors, and influence important community stakeholders. Read more »

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How to Conduct Your Own Oral History Project

Every voice matters, and an oral history project ensures that members’ voices are heard and their stories affirmed and preserved. Record interviews with members in your own state or branch and capture their reflections and perspectives on AAUW’s involvement in the last half century. Read more »

Social Media 101: Getting Started with Facebook and Twitter

This guide is meant as Social Media 101; it explains the basics, makes a case for why your AAUW branch should use social media, and then discusses how to get started. Read more »

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How to Preserve Your State and Branch Archives

The AAUW Guidelines for Preserving State and Branch Archives manual provides basic information on how to gather, preserve, and organize state or branch archives. If you have neither the resources nor the appropriate space to maintain your archives, this guide provides assistance in identifying an institutional repository that will professionally care for your records and make them accessible for research. Read more »

How to Work with the Media

Working with the media is a great way to draw attention to AAUW priority issues and events you are planning. Building relationships and knowing how to communicate with the media are the keys to success, whether you want to work with a print reporter, television reporter, radio reporter, or blogger. Read more »

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When to Write a Letter to the Editor versus an Op-Ed

Energize branch members, promote AAUW visibility in the community, and spread the word about important issues by writing a letter to the editor or an op-ed! Read more »