Welcome to AAUW Pennsylvania

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Thursday October 16, 2014
8:30 AM to 5 PM
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia

This year AAUW-PA is a sponsor and exhibitor at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women being held on Thursday October 16. The speakers and session presenters are typically on point and offer valuable information. Scheduled to appear are Diane Keaton, Jane Pauley, Robin Roberts, and Candy Chang among others.

Exhibitor Booth Staffing Volunteers Needed. We are in need of members to staff our Exhibitor booth at this conference.

Opportunity for Group Reserved Tables of 12. For those attending the full conference which include lunch, we are collecting names and payment for Conference registration if you are interested in being part of an AAUW table.

For more information about volunteering for the Exhibitor booth or reserving a place at an AAUW table for lunch, please click here.

AAUW-PA District Meetings Planned for Saturday October 18, 2014

All three District meetings will be held on Saturday October 18. The topics include a discussion of the Common Core State Standards for education, and/or Gender Pay Gap, and other Public Policy initiatives as well as an opportunity to network with your fellow district members. Lunch will be included and reservations are required. Please plan to attend.

  • Eastern District, Uwchlan Meeting House, North Village Road, Lionville, PA, 10 AM to 2 PM. For reservation form, click here.
  • Central District, ShadowStone Community Center, 106 W. Spruce St., Palmyra, PA, 10 AM to 3 PM. For reservation form, click here.
  • Western District, Butler County Community College Cranberry Campus, PA, 10 AM to 3 PM. For reservation form, click here.

For more information contact your district coordinator: Central District—Cathy Weiland, aauwpacentral@gmail.com, Eastern District—Martha Czop, aauwpaeast@gmail.com, or Western District— Cheryl Towers, aauwpawest1@gmail.com and Nancy Weinstein, aauwpawest2@gmail.com.

2014 July Summer Retreat

The AAUW-PA Summer Retreat was held on July 12 in Lewisburg with 71 AAUW-PA members in attendance. The presentations included an update on National and State AAUW activities, AAUW Fundraising Policies and Guidelines, and Public Policy – Coalition Building, Advocacy Strategies, and Information on the national Public Policy Impact Grant awarded to AAUW-PA. The links for PowerPoints and to find relevant information on the AAUW national website are given below:

Fundraising Policies and Guidelines Presentation by Laura Stepp (AAUW National Vice President of the Annual Fund) – PowerPoint Version PDF Version

Fundraising Policies, Guidelines, and Frequently Asked Questions (national website)

Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition – The Power of Coalition Presentation by Tam St. Claire and Nancy Morrill (President and Past President, respectively, of the Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition – PDF Version

Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition Website

Thinking Outside the Box Presentation by Deborah Swerdlow (AAUW National Grassroots Advocacy Coordinator) – PowerPoint Version PDF Version

Your Every Question Answered: Advocacy How-to Guides (national website)

AAUW-PA Public Policy Co-Chairs Toni Hoffman and Susan McNamara Presentation – PowerPoint Version PDF Version

AAUW-PA President Dot McLane National and State Activities Update Presentation – PDF Version

What is AAUW…

AAUW Pennsylvania furthers the AAUW mission and programs in Pennsylvania, and promotes, encourages, and coordinates the work of branches throughout the state.  Since 1881, AAUW has been one of the nation’s leading voices promoting education and equity for women and girls.  AAUW-PA programs include educational outreach, community service, public policy advocacy, and confrontation of barriers so that all women have a fair chance.