Track State Legislation with New Tool

With the 2012 elections over, it’s time to hold legislators’ feet to the fire. AAUW now has a high-tech legislative tracking tool to help us take effective and timely action […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   December 13, 2012

Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff

AAUW advocates for commonsense budget policies that 1) focus on job creation, 2) be balanced in its approach to spending cuts, and 3) include additional revenues. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   December 05, 2012

Women and the 2012 Election

Never mind 1992 — 2012 is the “Year of the Woman.” Women turned out to vote in droves. We made up 53 percent of the electorate nationwide, and in many […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 07, 2012

Available for Comment: AAUW Policy Expert to Discuss the Election

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser at the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will be available for comment this week on the election, including the impact of women voters, the gender gap in voter turnout, the millennial vote, and the AAUW Action Fund It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard campaign to turn out young women voters. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   November 06, 2012

AAUW Staff to Remind Young Women to Vote on Election Day

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is following up its yearlong investment in a nationwide, nonpartisan voter education and turnout campaign with an all-staff commitment on Election Day. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   November 01, 2012

Budget 101: Sequestration and the Path Forward

One year after the debt ceiling crisis, Congress and the president again face a series of tough decisions regarding federal spending and deficit reduction. With so much at stake in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   October 10, 2012

AAUW’s Position on Higher Education

Since its founding in 1881, the AAUW has been committed to making the dream of higher education a reality for all women. Read more »

Budget 101: The Bush Tax Cuts

Extending the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts for individuals who earn up to $200,000 and couples who earn up to $250,000 would protect the middle class while increasing government revenue to pay down the deficit and protect important programs. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   September 19, 2012

Celebrating VAWA and Working to Protect All Americans

“Eighteen years ago today, the landmark Violence against Women Act was signed into law. It was founded on the basic premise that every woman deserves to be safe from violence, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   September 14, 2012

Budget 101: Where We Are Today

One year after the debt ceiling crisis, Congress and the president again are facing a series of tough decisions regarding federal spending and deficit reduction. With so much at stake […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   September 12, 2012