Welcome to the Deerfield Area Branch AAUW Website

The American Association of University Women promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education and positive societal change. In principle and practice AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. For more information about AAUW Deerfield Area please contact cynthia.andersen@gmail.com, 708-363-3791.

Key upcoming dates:


September


September 12 AAUW Deerfield Area Branch Meeting, Patty Turner Center, 375 Elm St., Deerfield, IL


September 23 National Voter Registration Day


October


October 10 AAUW Deerfield Area Branch Meeting, Patty Turner Center, 375 Elm St., Deerfield, IL


October tbd Northern Conference, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL


November


November 14 AAUW Deerfield Area Branch Meeting, Patty Turner Center, 375 Elm St., Deerfield, IL


December


December 8 AAUW Deerfield Area Branch Holiday Party


AAUW Convention: A Call to Action from CEO Kim Churches


Copyright David Hathcox for AAUW

Whether you joined us in D.C. or not, we must be stronger than ever in our dedication to progress for women and girls. Whether you participated in the convention and feel ready to channel that energy, or you missed it and need an action plan for gender equity, here are five steps to get you started. Read more.

 

AAUW Takes Capitol Hill By Storm


AAUW members from Minnesota met with Sen. Al Franken (D-MN). Copyright David Hathcox for AAUW

It was a hot June day in 1989 when hundreds of AAUW members braved the heat and flooded the halls of Capitol Hill. They were there to tell members of Congress why the United States needed a paid family leave program. 28 years later, we’re at it again! Read more.

 


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