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Educational Foundation Celebrates 50 Years
In 1958, the Educational Foundation was officially established to administer AAUW’s fellowship and grant programs. For 50 years, the Foundation has been breaking through barriers for women and girls.

The Paycheck Fairness Act’s Perfect Storm
Lisa M. Maatz, AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations, details the history of the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338) and AAUW’s role in getting this critical legislation passed.

2009-2010 AAUW Fellowship and Grant Applications
Online applications for the 2009-2010 AAUW Fellowships and Grants program are now available. Apply today!

AAUW National Bylaws Feedback
Members are invited to review and provide feedback on the proposed AAUW Bylaws by Aug. 30.

AAUW Celebrates Passage of Higher Education Act Reauthorization
Congress passes legislation which updates existing programs and provides new ways to make college more accessible and affordable to all.

AAUW Celebrates Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act
AAUW applauds the House for passing the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338). If signed into law, the measure would strengthen and update the Equal Pay Act — passed 45 years ago.

Current Topics Briefing #6
This briefing looks at how the restructuring of AAUW will effect the tax status of branches.

AAUW Board Positions Available
Interested in taking a leadership role in AAUW? Submit an application for elected and appointed positions on the AAUW Board. Candidate forms are due October 1, 2008.

July/August Mission and Action e-bulletin now available online
Topics in this issue: Where the Girls Are Debunks Boys’ Crisis, Public Policy Celebrates AAUW’s New Report, More Than 500 Students Attend Student Leadership Conference, Hallman Attends Global Summit of Women and Save the Date for the 2009 AAUW Convention in St. Louis.

AAUW Rallies for Pay Equity
At a rally on Capitol Hill, AAUW urges passage of Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and Paycheck Fairness Act.

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