Public Policy Good Times at Convention

As we prepare to descend upon New Orleans for the AAUW National Convention in June, I hope we all take that Mardi Gras motto to heart. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 31, 2013
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Fighting School Vouchers in Michigan

This week, so-called National School Choice Week, many pro-voucher groups are trying to argue that vouchers are good for our schools. Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   3 Comments   |   January 31, 2013

National Mentoring Month: Congress Has Mentors, Too

When we talk about mentoring, I think we have a tendency to assume that mentors are for people who are young and new to their careers; we make the mistake […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   January 30, 2013

AAUW Calls for Action on Equal Pay Agenda

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW joins Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in honoring the four-year anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Security   |   January 29, 2013

Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act: A Message from Lilly Ledbetter

On the fourth anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law, I am focused on unfinished business. We — women, families, this nation — need […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   January 28, 2013

An Inaugural Address to Remember

We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us still. Just as it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 23, 2013

Connect with the New Women of Congress

The newly inaugurated women of Congress already know about AAUW members and the work that you do. The congresswomen told AAUW’s lobbyists just that when we visited Capitol Hill to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 23, 2013

Obama Includes School Climate in Gun Violence Announcement

AAUW believes that maintaining a bully-free climate at schools is a critical component to ending school violence. The White House asked AAUW to provide our recommendations for comprehensive proposals on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 16, 2013

Tomorrow Is Human Trafficking Awareness Day

The large scale and impact that human trafficking has on India was difficult to comprehend and, frankly, disheartening. When thinking of human trafficking, most people imagine red-light districts in other parts of the world, but human trafficking is closer to home than most may realize. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 10, 2013

Budget 101: “Fiscal Cliff” Cuts Will Sting for Women and Girls

Welcome back to the Budget 101 blog series, where we explore the federal budget and how it affects Americans’ lives. In this installment, we’ll look into the possible cuts to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 19, 2012