Public Policy

Making an Impact for Women and Girls

AAUW is a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance. Your membership makes AAUW’s powerful voice even stronger on critical issues affecting women and girls.

Share in the commitment to speak out on vital social, economic, and political issues. Education. Civil rights. Affirmative action. Reproductive choice. Sex discrimination. Title IX. Health care. Hate crimes. AAUW’s policy work connects and rallies advocates at the local, state, national, and global levels to empower women and girls. With the member-voted Public Policy Priorities as our guide, AAUW uses lobbying and grassroots efforts to push forward policies that break through educational and economic barriers for women.

As an AAUW member, you’ll be proud to belong to this nationwide group of people who value education and equal rights … who are contributing to a more promising future for all women and girls … and who together provide a powerful voice for women and girls—a voice that cannot and will not be ignored.

For more information, please visit the national AAUW Public Policy  page and the AAUW California Public Policy page.