American Association of University Women
Promoting Education and Equity for Women and Girls
Christmas Lights Tour
When: Wednesday, December 11, 5 p.m.
Where: Check the newsletter for location and RSVP details.
Followed by: Dinner at 7:30 at the Brass Door Restaurant and Steakhouse in San Ramon
Sponsored by: the Museum Mavens
When: Friday, December 13, 3 to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, December 17, 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Check the newsletter for locations and RSVP details.
Note: There will be no December General Meeting.
Donations: Holiday Toy and Food Drive
At holiday time, OML members open their hearts to the underprivileged children and families living in the Bay Area. In 2013 our toy and food donations will go to the Monument Crisis Center in Concord. Please bring your donations to one of the December coffees. See the flyer for donation details.
Sister-to-Sister 15th Anniversary Celebration Open House
When: Saturday, December 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: S2S Director's home; check the newsletter for details.
Fifteen years ago OML launched its first Sister-to-Sister (S2S) Summit. Past high school participants have been invited and so are you.
AAUW IN THE NEWS
New Wage Gap Numbers. The U.S. Census Bureau just released the 2012 gender wage gap numbers. A woman working full time, year-round, still typically takes home 77 cents for every dollar a man takes home.
Classrooms of Justice: Teaching Gender Studies in Grades 7 - 12. AAUW Gender Studies Symposium on October 26 in St. Louis
Our branch serves Orinda, Moraga, and Lafayette, small California towns nestled in rolling hills about 15 miles east of San Francisco. We have much to offer our members, including activities, events, interest groups, and educational opportunities.
The American Association of University Women is a national organization that advances equity for women through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. AAUW has more than 100,000 members in 1300 branches across the United States and 550 college/university members. It lobbies and advocates for education and equity for women and girls. Our commitment to these issues is reflected by the AAUW public policy program.
- The Educational Opportunities Fund, one of the most important programs of AAUW, is the nation's oldest foundation awarding fellowships and grants to women. It supports educational and lifelong learning opportunities that give women a chance for a lifetime of success.
- The Legal Advocacy Fund, another important program of AAUW, supports the protection of the legal rights of those who are facing discrimination.