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This irregularly published list of headlines from www.aauw.org is meant as a reminder of all that the national level of the organization is doing. See the list on the right of this web site for the current headlines.

Some links may require login to the AAUW Member Center — use your member id for that.

AAUW promotional video now available on YouTube
This means the video can now be posted on branch/state websites around the country — and it’s easier for friends to “share”. Since the site’s inception in February 2005, it has become one of the most popular destinations on the Web. The site is free to join and can be accessed at YouTube.com. Help promote the video by helping us grow the number of viewings there. Simply watch the video on YouTube and then share it by sending to others through the Share Video feature there.

Read the latest issue of EdEqChange (October 10, 2007)
Mid-October briefing to member leaders reports on

  • last call for Plaintiff Travel Grant Applications
  • court wins for LAF-supported plaintiffs
  • National Girls Collaborative Project – with a special mention of the NC kickoff event last month.

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Plaintiff to Move Forward in Title IX Case
The American Association of University Women Legal Advocacy Fund announces a partial victory in the ongoing problem of sex discrimination and inequality in university athletics with a ruling against summary judgment allowing the Title IX claims to move forward in Potera-Haskins v. Gamble, Montana State University, et al.

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Plaintiff Faces Court Battle and Partial Settlement
The American Association of University Women Legal Advocacy Fund announces an important court battle and partial settlement in efforts to end sexual harassment at all levels on campus.

A research assistant professor in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Radiology, who filed a case against Vanderbilt for sexual harassment and retaliation, agreed to a settlement with the university. Her case against her former supervisor at the university and his case against her, however, will commence at a United States District Court in Nashville, October, 9, 2007.

AAUW Capitol Hill Lobby Corps Open House
Join the front lines of public policy. Attend the Open House on Thursday, October 18th, from 9:30 a.m. until noon at the AAUW building, 1111 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington, D.C. to discover the advocacy part of AAUW’s public policy and learn about volunteer lobbying.

CARE-AAUW “Education is Powerful” Short Story Contest
Share your story about how you were empowered through education, how it changed you, or how a role model changed your life through education. The best short story entry will win the chance to to travel to see CARE’s work in action! Entries must not exceed 500 words. Send entries to groups@care.org no later than November 15, 2007.