|EVENT:||October 2018 GRAAUW Branch Meeting
|DATE/TIME:||Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7:30 p.m – 9:00 p.m.
|LOCATION:||St. Matthias Episcopal Church
11300 W Huguenot Road, Midlothian, VA 23113 Map
|PROGRAM:||Ratification of ERA
|SPEAKERS:||Jane and Newell and Trish Wallace|
|RSVP/Qs||Dulce Lawrence email@example.com|
|EVENT:||VoteSmart — Facts Matter Tour|
|DATE/TIME:||Sunday, October 14, 2018 4:00 p.m – 5:30 p.m.
|LOCATION:||Clark Hall #107, at
291 McCormic Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903 Map
|EVENT:||Annual Wine Tasting Scholarship Benefit
|DATE/TIME:||Saturday, November 17, 2018 5:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m.
|LOCATION:||Forest Hill Presbyterian Church
4401 Forest Hill Avenue 23225 Map
|RSVP/Qs||Email: Wine Tasting Chair|
In the News!
The 2018–19 award year kicked off with the release of our updated online Fellowships and Grants directory in which you can find out more about the remarkable women and organizations from your area! To learn more about AAUW’s fellowships and grants programs and past awardees, visit our fellowships and grants web page and read our Following the Fellows blog series. Read More
Oppose the Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh
After careful consideration, AAUW has opposed the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. While it is true that Judge Kavanaugh is an experienced juror, review of his available record has made clear that he holds positions that are fundamentally at odds with AAUW’s mission — Judge Kavanaugh has shown opposition to women’s access to reproductive health care and contraception, has called into question the protections of the Affordable Care Act, and his record shows that he is willing to do grave harm to women by upending employment and labor rights and restricting voting rights. Call your senators to urge them to oppose Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation. READ MORE »
Women’s Student Debt Crisis in the United States
This report reveals that women also take on larger student loans than do men. And because of the gender pay gap, they have less disposable income with which to repay their loans after graduation, requiring more time to pay back their student debt than do men. As a result, women hold nearly two-thirds of the outstanding student debt in the United States — almost $900 billion as of mid-2018. Read More.
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