Next Program Meeting
Politics as (Un)Usual
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 5:30 pm
Covenant Presbyterian’s Fellowship Hall
301 Drake Ave. SE, Huntsville, AL 35801
NOTE: We will be collecting toiletry items for women and girls at this meeting to donate at a Nurses Convention in the Huntsville area in October.
Stay tuned for more details….
2016 Tech Trek Follow Up!
The September Program meeting allowed the Huntsville Branch members hear about Tech Trek, both from participants and from the organizers and volunteers. Go to our September Meeting Photo Gallery page to see pictures from the meeting. Visit our 2016 Tech Trek page to see images of participants and volunteers.
And if that’s not enough, check out the slideshow!
NCCWSL Follow Up!
Ashley Williams and Kimberly Oden, attendees of the 2016 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) AND 2016 Tech Trek counselors, provided a wonderful report on their experiences at NCCWSL at our September Program meeting! Go to our September Meeting Photo Gallery page to see pictures from the meeting.
AAUW Fundraising Event: The Yard Sale!
When: Saturday, September 24, 21016
Time: 7 am to 10 am
Where: 809 Shoney Drive, (off South Parkway, near Wal-Mart and Redstone Federal Credit Union)
Why: We are trying to start a local scholarship for students and increase our National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) scholarships as well, so your support goes a long way.
All donations should be delivered between 6-7 am on that Saturday. We ask that you go ahead and label/price your items. All items not sold will be donated to a local charity at 10:00 that morning unless you are there to pick them up.
Join the ¡Adelante! Book Club as they discuss this month’s book, The Ones I Bring with Me By Carol Spaulding-Kruse and Kelsey Lepperd, on Thursday, September 22, at 5:30 pm; location: La Alameda Mexican Restaurant. Go to our Activities Page to read more about this month’s selection.
AAUW, the American Association of University Women, is a nationwide network of more than 100,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 500 college/university institution partners.
For more than 128 years, AAUW Members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day – educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.
Join us and support an organization with a long track record of crucial issues affecting women:
- Civil Rights
- Family and Medical Leave
- Sex Discrimination … and others
Help our 100,000 members work for change:
- Promote gender-fair classroom practices and national legislators on AAUW priority issues
- Mentor girls and women
- Raise money to fund women scholars
- Raise money to fund ground-breaking research
- Participate in a community action program or start your own project
While we’re known for getting things done, we also take time to enjoy each other’s company. As an AAUW member, you will belong to a strong network of talented people, one that can stimulate a lifetime of personal and professional growth.
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.
AAUW was founded in 1881, in Boston, Massachusetts. The Huntsville Branch was chartered in April 1949. AAUW is open to all graduates who hold an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from a college or university on the list of qualified institutions. Undergraduates are welcome to become AAUW student affiliates.
AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There are no barriers to full participation in the group on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class. Membership is not by invitation.