Our annual Supreme Court Wrap-Up call will be on Tuesday, July 19. Reproductive freedom, access to health care, and affirmative action were on all the court’s schedule. Registration is free to all members, but members must RSVP. We’ll discuss the Supreme Court’s term and analyze decisions that will impact the rights of women and girls across the country.
The AAUW Public Policy Committee (APPC), chaired this year by Karen Francis of Missouri, is accepting comments on the AAUW Public Policy Program until July 25. Your feedback as a member is critical to a successful revision of the PPP.
Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in U.S. schools and ensures all students have access to education. Unfortunately, its work is not done. Get the facts about Title IX, know your rights, and find your local K-12 Title IX coordinator.
AAUW marked the 44th anniversary of Title IX on June 23 by hosting our annual Title IX Cupcakes and Champagne celebration on Capitol Hill to honor Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) as the 2016 Title IX Champion. We recognized Sen. Reid for his dedication to improving educational opportunities for women and girls.
Is your AAUW branch or Younger Women’s Task Force chapter looking for more ways to strengthen your connection with colleges and universities in your area?
Do you want to help local students develop vital leadership skills?
AAUW’s national campus leadership programs are great tools to help you do just that, and now is the time to get involved!
Other upcoming dates
July 18-21 Republican National Convention **
July 25-28 Democratic National Convention **
July 19-20 Anniversary of the Seneca Falls, First Women’s Rights Convention
July 28 ¡Adelante! book discussion with the author of Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
July 31 Marion Talbot’s birthday
August 1 Fellowship and Grant applications open
August 1 Campus Leadership Program applications open for National Student Advisory Council and Campus Action Projects
August 14 Social Security anniversary
August 18 Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
August 23 Black Women’s Equal Pay Day
August 26 National Women’s Equality Day
September 8 Congressional Voting Record released
September 15 The Simple Truth updated
** AAUW Vice President of Government Affairs Lisa Maatz will be attending both conventions as well as 20 other AAUW members who are convention delegates.