Inclusion and equity

Upcoming Webinars and Trainings

Resources

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May 9, 2017

Join Our Webinar on Using Inclusive Language to Create Welcoming Spaces

Is your branch or state taking all possible steps to be inclusive of and welcoming to members? Join this free webinar and learn how to ensure your branch’s actions and messages are welcoming and inclusive. Read more »

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December 6, 2016

Recruitment Webinar: Attracting Members in Their Forties and Fifties

AAUW has something to offer so many women in your community, but how do you find them, and how do you get them to join? Read more »

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How to Recruit New Members

This resource will help you develop recruitment goals, identify target new member audiences, and know the best tactics to recruit them. Plus, it will teach you how to convert an interested attendee into an AAUW member. Read more »

September 20, 2016

Community Engagement Webinar: Collaborating with Diverse Groups

Collaborating with diverse groups in your community can help you recruit new members, hold exciting programs, and strengthen your public policy efforts. Read more »

March 22, 2016

Diversity and Inclusion Webinar: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Branches

An inclusive branch can help you recruit and retain more diverse members. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of what being an inclusive branch means, identify how inclusive your branch currently is, and provide concrete steps to ensure that your branch’s actions and messages are welcoming and inclusive. Read more »

Start Your Own ¡Adelante! Book of the Month Club

Looking for ways to talk about solutions to sexual assault, girls’ education, or other feminist issues? Use this Program in a Box to start a meaningful dialogue on women, diversity, and change. Read more »

December 15, 2015

Diversity and Inclusion Webinar: Take a First Look at AAUW’s New Tool Kit

Interested in using the Diversity and Inclusion Tool Kit in your branch but not sure where to start? This webinar on December 15, will take a deeper dive into the brand-new tool kit and provide tips for starting the conversation about diversity and inclusion in your branch or state. Read more »

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Community Engagement: Collaborating with Diverse Organizations

Collaborating with diverse organizations in your community can help you increase your AAUW impact and recruit new members. Work with diverse organizations to hold programs that elevate the voices of diverse communities on important AAUW issues. Doing so can also help you connect with new people who may be interested in becoming members of your branch. Read more »

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Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Organizations

It is not uncommon to recruit new members only to see them not return after the first or second event. This problem can be a symptom of an organizational culture that does not feel welcoming or inclusive to new people, especially those who have identities that are different from the majority of members. This section gives you an overview of what being an inclusive branch means and steps your branch can take. Read more »

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Diversity Planning and Structure: How to Create a Diversity and Inclusion Plan

The step-by-step activity instructions take you through an easy process for creating a diversity and inclusion plan as a branch in just two hours. Read more »