August 18 is the Centennial of Ratification of U.S. Women’s Right to Vote. However, it took decades of grueling civil rights work before and beyond 1920 before people of color could freely vote in the U.S.
National Women’s History Alliance, Events
Please see the AAUW MA June 2020 Statement: End Systemic Oppression of Black Lives here:
AAUW–Massachusetts includes the state organization as well as local branches in Massachusetts, working to reflect the AAUW mission in our own communities.
Work Smart Online
AAUW-MA activities include: promoting AAUW’s online salary workshop Go to salary.aauw.org.
The AAUW Massachusetts individual branches host programs regularly – check out the individual branch pages to learn more about upcoming events!
Support for the fellowships and research of the Educational Foundation
Support for the court cases selected by the Legal Advocacy Fund
Action on AAUW Public Policy priorities
- Collaborative partnerships with other organizations in achieving common goals
- Publication of the state newsletter The BayStater
AAUW-MA facilitates and supports efforts among neighboring branches to work in partnership as they plan community action projects. By sharing resources and focusing on local needs and issues, branch partners are able to translate AAUW’s mission into action at the grassroots level.
As we work to achieve AAUW goals, our members interact with other community organizations and leaders in education, government and business. Many of us strengthen organizational and leadership skills and develop new abilities which enhance our personal and professional lives. Join us!