AAUW National and State Information

Full Information about the Spring 2018 AAUW  – Colorado Meeting

This link includes the program and all other information related to the Annual Meeting:

>>Important Deadlines and Dates for the Colorado AAUW State Convention in April<<

  • March 30: Hotel reservation deadline for State Convention (details on our state website, aauw-co.aauw.net)
  • April 18: State Convention registration deadline (details on our state website,           aauw-co.aauw.net)
  • April 27-28: State Convention at the Hilton Garden Inn in Highlands Ranch. Theme: “Exploring Community Involvement and Collaboration.” Featuring keynote and workshop by AAUW Board Chair Julia Brown, J.D. (details on our state website, aauw-co.aauw.net
  • Dear all: We have had a tremendous response to our state convention registration. With the completion of early registration, we have successfully filled the Friday events at the Littleton Museum and Depot Art Gallery. Therefore, as of this email, we are closing registrations for these two events. We encourage you to register for the Saturday convention and luncheon as space is still available and that registration will remain open until April 18 via aauw-co.aauw.net. We look forward to seeing you at convention! — Carolyn Cooley and Linda Joseph, 2018 AAUW Colorado State Convention Co-Chairs

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April 25 AAUW National Bylaws Amendment Voting Opens
Make your voice count in this year’s AAUW vote. Voting opens April 25 and closes June 9 at 9 p.m. ET.

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Backpacks Boost Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Learning
Last summer, thanks to AAUW members, all attendees and volunteers at AAUW Tech Trek camps in Ohio, Florida, and New Mexico received free Sydney Paige backpacks filled with school supplies and STEM materials. The girls loved the bags and the branches loved the quality. Buy a Sidney Paige bag now to help grow the AAUW Tech Trek backpack initiative — and receive a discount!

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SAVE THE DATE! “Women & the Environment: Opportunities & Impact”

April 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m., DU Graduate School of Social Work, 2148 S. High St., Denver CO 80208. Hosted by Women’s Collaborative for Colorado (of which AAUW Colorado is a member) and DU Graduate School of Social Work. Free and open to the public. Info –> http://bit.ly/WomenEnvironmentApril17

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AAUW Colorado Legislative Agenda – 2018

This link will take you to the proposed bills in the current Colorado corresponding to the AAUW Colorado Legislative Agenda. Please note the color-coding guide at the top of the page to determine AAUW Colorado’s stance in each bill.  2018-Colorado-AAUW-Legislative-Agenda

To track the status of these and other state bills, click here to reach the Colorado General Assembly website. https://leg.colorado.gov/

To contact our Colorado Legislators – including Rep. Hugh McKean and Sen. Kevin Lundgren – to share your thoughts, click on this link:  http://leg.colorado.gov/legislators.

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April 10: Equal Pay Day
 Here are ideas from AAUW national for bringing attention to Equal Pay Days.
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June 22-24: AAUW Rocky Mountain Regional Conference
Radisson Downtown, Salt Lake City UT

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Did you know that AAUW has a blog site?

See what members are talking about in the blog at: https://www.aauw.org/blog/.

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The AAUW Two-Minute Activist

Want to do more to support women’s issues? Sign up for the AAUW’s Two-Minute Activist alerts that give you a quick and efficient avenue to voice your thoughts to our elected officials. Here’s the link:  https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/public-policy/two-minute-activist/

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