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Welcome to the Janesville AAUW Branch

Join us in improving the lives of women and girls. See what we’re all about in our monthly newsletter, the Impact.

Branch Programs and Events 2018-19

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
6:00 p.m.     Social
6:30 p.m.     Potluck
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting
7:15 p.m.     Program: Building AAUW with Social Media and Personal Connections

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
6:30 p.m.     Social
6:45 p.m.     Business meeting
7:00 p.m.     Program: Ringside Seat: Wisconsin Politics with Tim Cullen

November 1-4 AAUW Book Sale at the Olde Towne Mall (see dates and times below)

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6:15 p.m.     Social
Program: Spreading Cheer Holiday Auction

Saturday, January 26, 2019
Noon            Brownbag Lunch
Locations:   Members’ homes
1:00 p.m.      Program: Fireside chats and film discussions

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
6:30 p.m.     Social
6:45 p.m.     Business meeting
7:00 p.m.     Program:  Combatting Harassment in the Workplace

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
6:30 p.m.     Social
6:45 p.m.     Business meeting
7:00 p.m.     Program:  The Impact of AAUW Around the World

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 
6:30 p.m.     Social
6:45 p.m.     Business meeting
7:00 p.m.     Program: Tech Savvy Update and Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, May 22, 2019
6:00 p.m.     Social
6:30 p.m.     Potluck
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting + Scholarship Honors
7:15 p.m.     Program: Comedy with Bill Gorgo

Prospective members are always welcome. Contact us: aauwjanesville@gmail.com


2017 AAUW Book Sale at the Olde Towne Mall

Thursday, November 1      1 pm to 6 pm — Preview Sale for Vendors & Public, $5 entry
Friday, November 2            9 am to 6 pm — Public sale
Saturday, November 3       9 am to 4 pm — Public sale
Sunday, November 4          11 am to 1 pm — Public Sale, Fill a Bag for $10.00
Book Donations:  608.751.490.1121 or 608.201.0965 or 608.436.3050


What are the biggest challenges facing women today?
Responses from AAUW members
24% – Unfair Wages / Unequal Pay
22% – Low Self Esteem / Negative Media Images (41% for young women)
18% Access to quality healthcare – Health issues/obesity/cancer/STDs
14% Sexual harassment / gender discrimination / stereotyping
13% Workplace climate and lack of promotional opportunities
11% Work/family or work/ life balance

AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.  By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.


Let your representatives know your position on issues
Read about AAUW positions on current bills and use the 2-Minute Activist tool to communicate with your legislators.