January 16 – January 24, 2008
IMPORTANT REMINDER: Friday,
Jan. 25 February 1 is the deadline for the Every Member Poll. Go to www.aauw.org/poll and make your voice heard!
Please scan this list of “headlines” and if there’s something of interest, do read the full story.
AAUW NC News
- Legal Advocacy Fund event at NCCU (01/24/08) – did you miss the
January 22 event? Find a summary, links to handouts, pictures and more.
- Plan now to host an Agenda Assembly this fall! (01/18/08) – whether or not you remember our meeting in Statesville in Fall of 2006, please watch this short film on the Women’s Agenda Assembly process and consider hosting an event this fall.
National news and notes
- VGIF and America’s Giving Challenge (01/20/08) – the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund is participating in the giving challenge that you may have read about in Parade Magazine last month. The deadline for contributions to this online campaign is January 31.
- Pay Equity on TV (01/18/08) – If you missed the NBC news report last week, you can see AAUW Director of Research Catherine Hill in this web version of the series.
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