Are You Pursuing Your Dreams?

“Don’t be afraid to find barriers that haven’t been broken down and break them down.” — Nancy Lieberman, U.S. Olympic Medal Winner, 2009 Basketball Hall of Famer, WNBA coach, ESPN […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   January 27, 2010

Lt. Dan Choi: The Hypocrisy behind Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Meet Lt. Dan Choi, a Korean Southern Baptist who graduated from West Point Military Academy. He is an Iraq war veteran and one of only eight soldiers in his class […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 20, 2009

Is Equality an Inherent Right?

As I read the reports honoring Sen. Edward Kennedy this morning, listing his long and historic accomplishments on behalf of humanity, a small shiver of apprehension crept up my spine. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 26, 2009

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

Today, August 26, 2009, is Women’s Equality Day. This day marks the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution 89 years ago and celebrates the women’s suffrage movement […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 26, 2009

Did they think no one would find out?

Fraudulently using the name of a nonexistent  AAUW branch on letters to congressional representatives to influence their vote on  the Clean Energy and Security Act, the so called “cap and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   August 20, 2009

Real Grassroots or Astroturf? Setting the Record Straight

I have a great job, working for an amazing group with a worthwhile mission — AAUW. But these past few days, I’ve been unnecessarily distracted from that critical work as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   August 07, 2009

Meet Valerie Streit: Media Ecologist, Producer, Writer, and Reporter

It seems fitting that the first place I went to find out more about CNN producer Valerie Streit was a blog. According to the post, at the height of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   July 24, 2009

Confirmation Hearings Day Three

Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Sotomayor continued for a third day. Read the transcript of Wednesday’s live blog below and be sure to join us for the final day of testimony. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 16, 2009

Confirmation Hearings Day Two

Day two of Judge Sotomayor’s Senate confirmation hearings brought a long day of tough questioning. Read the transcript of Tuesday’s live blog below and be sure to join us again on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 15, 2009

Host a Sotomayor Confirmation Watch Party

Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee are set to begin next Monday.  Be a part of this historic event and engage family, friends, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 10, 2009