Meet Kate Cerulli: Advocate for Domestic Violence Victims

At age 18, Kate Cerulli knew she had found her passion. While working at a summer camp for inner-city youth, she got to know some kids whose families — and […] Read more »

Sexual Assault at Amherst: Looking Beyond the “Share” Button

I opened up my Facebook newsfeed last Thursday morning and found that an article about my alma mater, Amherst College, had been shared overnight an astounding 57 times. Two hours […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 24, 2012

My Vote Is for Domestic Violence Victims

The AAUW Action Fund’s It’s My Vote: I Will Be Heard voter education and turnout campaign represents an unprecedented investment in making women’s voices heard in the 2012 election. Follow […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   October 08, 2012

Love Is Not Abuse

Warning: The content of this post may trigger unpleasant memories for anyone who has experienced domestic violence. When I was 20 years old, I had an unpaid summer internship with […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 05, 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

Eleven Years Later, 9/11 Feels Like the First Time

This September, many families said tearful goodbyes to sons and daughters who packed up their bags and went back to school. My older sister also packed up a bag and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 11, 2012

AAUW Members Join White House Call

Last Thursday, more than 100 AAUW members came together for a call hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement and the Council on Women and Girls. In a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   August 25, 2012

Fighting HIV with Education and Prevention

“If women could bring life to this world, we could bring life to this fight!” — Sheryl Lee Ralph, former star of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls The impact of HIV […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   August 15, 2012

AAUW Rallies for Inclusive VAWA

On June 27, AAUW staff rallied on Capitol Hill in support of an inclusive reauthorization of the Violence against Women Act (VAWA) that will protect all victims of domestic and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 10, 2012

Let’s Talk about Sex

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. A few weeks ago, Holly Kearl suggested some ideas on how you can be involved in raising awareness about sexual assault and violence. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 30, 2012