by Kathi Harper, State Public Policy Chair The State Public Policy Committee, in conjunction with our Public Policy Advocate Kathy Von Osten (KVO), has completed their selection of the 30 bills Read More
March is Women’s History Month, a Fitting Time to Observe Transgender Day of Visibility
Melissa Maceyko, Member AAUW California Public Policy Committee Each year on March 31, the world observes Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) to raise awareness about transgender people. It is a Read More
Learn How to be an Effective Lobby Days Advocate
AAUW California will hold its 2023 Lobby Days on March 21 and 22, 2023. The Public Policy team is seeking members who are interested in meeting with their state representatives and/or their staff to Read More
AAUW California Celebrates Black Women in History for Black History Month
February 2023 Nancy Major, AAUW California Public Policy Committee Many Black women have made significant contributions to history, thought, society, innovation, science, government, civil Read More
GOT VOTER FATIGUE?
So now you've voted, great - but are you left feeling a bit overwhelmed and confused by it all? Check out this presentation by Public Policy Director Kathi Harper, "How'd We Do in '22?" You'll find Read More
AAUW California Terminates Twitter Account
On November 9, 2022, the AAUW California Board of Directors voted to terminate its account with Twitter effective immediately. This proposal was brought forth by the Public Policy Committee and Read More
Lobby Days Are Here Again….
Ginny Hatfield, AAUW California Public Policy Committee Member Save the Dates …. March 21st and March 22nd, are the AAUW CA scheduled Lobby Days, so mark your calendars and be sure to sign up to Read More
2021-22 Legislative Session Closes with Big Wins for AAUW California
Kathi Harper, Chair AAUW California Public Policy Committee At the stroke of midnight on September 30, 2022, the 2021-22 legislative session officially came to a close as it marked the Governor’s Read More
Why Your Vote Matters in 2022
Election '22 is just around the corner. Learn more about the AAUW value issues that are at stake, including California Proposition 1, in a presentation by State Public Policy Director Kathi Harper. Read More
Looking for Resources on Reproductive Health Coalition Building?
Want to join a coalition but don’t know where to start? Honestly, just reach out to your state Planned Parenthood. They will be able to connect you in with other vetted & trusted coalition Read More
When Women Vote, We Change the Conversation!
Since 1881, AAUW has been a leading voice promoting education and equity for women and girls. AAUW encourages women voters to get involved in the political process and gain a better Read More
Santa Clara County IBC presentation, Title IX: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the enactment of Title IX, the Santa Clara County IBC presented an outstanding program titled: "Title IX: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You." To find out Read More
Title IX 50th Anniversary Proclamation
June 23, 2022 marks the 50th Anniversary of Title IX. Your branch can help spread the word about this important milestone by seeking a proclamation from your local governing body. National's Read More
Governor Signs Equal Pay Pledge, March 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Governor's Press Office Thursday, January 27, 2022 (916) 445-4571 California Signs Equal Pay Pledge, Highlights Investments and Actions to Advance Pay and Gender Read More
Equal Pay Day Proclamation for March 15th, 2022
Equal Pay Day Proclamation for AAUW (your branch) March 15, 2022 WHEREAS, 59 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women, especially minority women, continue to suffer the consequences of Read More
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble – Everything you need to know to prepare for Lobby Day 2022!
This webinar provides training for members who have registered to participate in Lobby Week April 11-15, 2022. Members received detailed information on our priority bills, which they will be Read More