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breaks through educational
Our Diversity Statement bership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this orga-
all women have a fair chance.
nization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
Our Mission AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Our Value Promise By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair
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In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse mem-
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Branch Membership Application
Since our first meeting in 1881, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has worked as a nationwide community to break through barriers for women and girls. Today, more than 100,000 members, donors, and college and university partners across the country and around the world come together to support AAUW’s mission of advancing equity through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
What We Do
Together, we help campuses reduce sexual assault by working with schools to establish policies that protect students.
AAUW’s impact keeps growing as we continue our legacy of action, from
Together, we level the playing field for high school girls. Our Title IX
our neighborhoods to the national stage:
Compliance: Know the Score program is changing the game to enforce this crucial law across the country.
In the classroom. AAUW provides more than $4 million each year in graduate fellowships, grants, campus project support, and undergradu-
Together, we ensure that talented young women are prepared to lead.
ate scholarships. We also conduct groundbreaking research on diverse
Our many leadership training programs give them the skills needed to
topics, including women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields; the gender pay gap; sexual harassment; cyber bullying; and many more. On college campuses. AAUW programs develop leaders, train women to run for student government and elective office, teach salary negotiation skills, enforce Title IX compliance, and provide grants for projects that fight sexual harassment, sexual assault, gender-based discrimination, and pay inequality.
AAUW Empowers Us
By joining AAUW, you raise your voice with thousands of others to help
“AAUW is a community ... there to
women help themselves and discover the strength of working together.
help women pursue education, which
Together, we demand paycheck fairness, and we will continue to lobby hard until it is federally mandated and enforced.
is the key to success. That’s why I find AAUW so inspiring.” —Shireen K. Lewis, AAUW Member
Together, we fight for justice through sustained financial and moral
In the courtroom. The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund gives financial and administrative support to plaintiffs in gender-based education and
support of plaintiffs who are combating gender discrimination in the
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courtroom. Together, we ensure that women have the tools they need to help close
edent. LAF also provides an online lawyer-referral service and a legal-
the pay gap by training them to negotiate fair salaries and benefits.
If you hold an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or higher degree
Together, we educate the next generation of scholars, researchers,
On Capitol Hill. AAUW is a leading voice for public policies that support
Individuals who have received honorary degrees from qualified institu-
scientists, and professionals. Over the past 130 years, AAUW has funded
women and their families. We successfully advocate on critical issues
tions are also eligible for membership. Membership includes a subscrip-
graduate educations for thousands of women.
tion to our award-winning magazine, AAUW Outlook, specially tailored
like unfair pay, gender discrimination, Social Security, educational issues, and women’s health care, just to name a few.
Together, we ensure that more women hold elected positions in govern-
from a regionally accredited college or university, you can join AAUW.
members-only discounts, and other unique opportunities.
ment. Our Elect Her programs train girls and women to run for office—
National membership lets you support and tune in to AAUW’s mission as
and win—in school and beyond.
it fits your schedule.
“Working with AAUW makes the fight for
Together, we make sure that women’s voices are heard in every election
equal pay both fun and successful—my
Join a branch (or start your own!) and discover a local community dedi-
through our Get Out the Vote program.
cated to AAUW’s mission of breaking through barriers for women and
bill [the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act] wouldn’t have passed without AAUW’s leadership. When I’m at an AAUW event, I know I’m with family.” —Lilly Ledbetter
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Dues ❍ FY12 National dues $49 + State $______ + Branch $______ = Total $_____ AAUW national individual membership dues are $49; $46 is tax deductible as a charitable contribution, and $3 is not because it supports the AAUW Action Fund’s section 501(c)(4) Lobby Corps and get-out-the-vote activities.
Students: Undergraduates in two- or four-year regionally accredited educational institutions can join as branch student affiliates.
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senators and representatives on key issues for women and their fami-
AAUW college/university partner membership is open to regionally
lies. The AAUW Action Fund Congressional Voting Record, distributed
accredited educational institutions, including two-year or community
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nationwide, takes away the guesswork in determining who cares about
colleges. Students enrolled in these institutions receive free e-student
affiliation. Contact us for more information on how to become a partner.
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