Areas of Interest and Concern

Education and Equity

Education as the Gateway to Women’s Economic Security” is the new theme for AAUW’s legislative and education efforts.  This theme represents a shared commitment by the Association and the Educational Foundation to provide a coordinated, collaborative, and contemporary portfolio of AAUW programs that will fit the mission of AAUW, support and engage members and prospective members, and in the process, move the organization forward in a focused and strategic manner.

PUBLIC POLICY

Taking a stand on Critical Policy Issues

For more than a Century AAUW has influenced legislative debate on critical issues such as Education, Social Security, sex discrimination, civil rights, reproductive choice, affirmative action, Title IX, welfare reform, vocational education, pay equity, family and medical leave and health care reform.
Link to our national site for more information.

To request current information about the status of current legislation email advocacy@aauw.org.

Addresses for Government Representatives

Barack Obama
President of the United States
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington D.C. 20500
202/456-1414
president@whitehouse.gov

Senator Mark Kirk
524 Hart Senate Office bldg.
Washington D.C. 20510
202/224-2854
Or
230 South Dearborn Street, Suite 3900
Chicago, Illinois 60604
312/886-3506

Senator Dick Durbin
711 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Washington D.C. 20510-1304
202/224-2152
Or
230 South Dearborn Street, Ste. 3892
Chicago, Illinois 60604
312/886-3506

Representative Brad Schneider 10th District
317 Cannon House Office Building
Washington D.C. 20510
202/225-4835
Or
111 Barclay Boulevard, Suite 200
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069
847/793-0625

Governor Patrick Quinn
207 State House
Springfield, Illinois 62706
217/782-0244
Or
100 W. Randolph St. Ste. 16-100
Chicago, IL 60601-3220
312/814-2121

Your Representatives in the Illinois State Government

Senator Julie A. Morrison, 29th District
Illinois State Senate – 119B Capitol Building
Springfield, Illinois 62706
217/782-3650
Or
700 Osterman Avenue
Deerfield, Illinois 60015
847/945-5200

Representative Scott Drury, 58th District
250-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, Illinois 62706
217/782-0902
Or
425 Sheridan Rd
Highwood, Illinois 60040
847/681-8580

Senator Terry Link, 30th District
Illinois State Senate – 321 Capitol Building
Springfield, Illinois 62706
217/782-8181
Or
100 South Greenleaf Street,
Gurnee, Illinois 60031
847/821-1811

Representative Carole Sente, 59th District
272-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, Illinois 62706
217/782-0499
Or
430 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069
847/478-9909