AAUW has provided millions of dollars to balance the scales of justice for people working toward gender equity through the legal system. Learn more about the law school clinical programs we’re supporting.
LAF challenges sex discrimination in higher education and the workplace.
Civil Rights & Transparency Clinic, University at Buffalo School of Law
The Civil Rights & Transparency Clinic at the University at Buffalo School of Law is launching the Western New York Gender Equity Initiative. This project enables student attorneys to advise and represent clients on a variety of gender equity issues, including equal pay and employment discrimination, and to advocate the expansion of gender equity and economic security through litigation and legislative advocacy.
Workers, Law, and Organizing Clinic, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Working in collaboration with immigrant worker centers and worker-led grassroots organizations in Southern California, students in the Workers, Law, and Organizing Clinic will provide holistic legal representation for low-wage women workers. These projects will support organizing, community education, and policy advocacy efforts initiated and sustained by partner organizations.
Clinic Campus Outreach Grant
Legal Advocacy Fund Clinic Campus Outreach Grants are available to law school clinical programs in California and New York that address legal claims regarding gender equity, particularly in the education and employment realms.
A list of current cases supported by the AAUW Legal Action Fund
Find Legal Help
When you’ve faced difficulty at work or at school, it’s hard to know what to do. Although AAUW cannot provide legal advice or referrals, this information can help you decide what to do next and where to find legal help.