Lobby Corps Close-Ups: Norma Kacen

This is the next in our summer series introducing you to some of the passionate and committed members of the AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps. Do you have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   August 03, 2010

Lobby Corps Close-Ups: Kitty Richardson

This is the first in our summer series introducing you to some of the passionate and committed members of the AAUW Action Fund Capitol Hill Lobby Corps. Do you have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   July 14, 2010

Happy Birthday, Women’s Bureau!

When it comes to the history of American women, 1920 was a seminal year. That August, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — the granting of women’s suffrage — […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   June 04, 2010

AAUW’s Position on Women and Girls in STEM

AAUW supports promoting and strengthening science, technology, engineering, and math education, especially for girls and other underrepresented populations. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on Equity in School Athletics

Title IX’s impact on women’s athletic participation is one of the country’s greatest civil rights success stories, changing the playing field dramatically for girls and women in sports. Read more »

Recommendations for Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization

AAUW wrote to the House of Representatives with recommendations for reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act. Read more »

AAUW’s Lisa Maatz: Using Her Powers for Good

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yyoUg75-f4] AAUW’s director of public policy and government relations talks about how some lobbyists, including herself, use their powers for good. AAUW works to advance equity for women and girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 05, 2010

AAUW’s Position on No Child Left Behind

Until the federal government fulfills its promises and obligations under No Child Left Behind, there will continue to be large gaps between a workable implementation of the law and the realization of its laudable goals. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on Education and Training in Welfare/TANF

AAUW strongly believes that welfare programs should be flexible to allow the highest level of education possible, because advanced degrees are more likely to promote self-sufficiency. Read more »

AAUW’s Position on Charter Schools

AAUW believes all publicly funded schools must be accountable to the public for academic achievement, health and safety standards, and the civil rights of all students. Read more »