Welcome!

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 April_2019_Impact.

Check out what AAUW Wisconsin is doing to inspire girls and women. BadgerBriefNewsletter-Winter2019final

Branch Programs and Events 2018-19

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Program: Building AAUW with Social Media and Personal Connections

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Program: Ringside Seat: Wisconsin Politics with Tim Cullen

November 1 – 4    AAUW Book Sale and Scholarship Drive at the Olde Towne Mall

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Program: Spreading Cheer Holiday Auction

Saturday, January 26, 2019
Program: Brownbag Lunch

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Program:  Combatting Harassment in the Workplace

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Program: YWCA Rock County Today, Angela Moore, YWCA Executive Director

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6:30 p.m.     Social
6:45 p.m.     Business meeting
7:00 p.m.     95th Anniversary Celebration–Review and Preview

Join us for an evening of reminiscing and celebration!
The April meeting falls on the actual date that our Janesville AAUW Branch was formed—Tuesday, April 23.
The celebration committee has a great party planned, and we want you to be there. We’ll reminisce with peeks into the past, welcome honored guests including past members and dignitaries, take commemorative pictures, talk about the future, and eat cake.
You don’t want to miss this very special evening. If you need transportation or help getting from the parking lot to the building, no worries! We have valets all dressed up and ready to go!
Please save the date so you can join us in celebrating this special occasion.
Past members are invited.
On or before Thursday, April 18 –RSVP for the 95th Anniversary to:
csalinas3767@gmail.com         Phone: 608.201.1790

 

Friday and Saturday, April 26 & 27
AAUW Wisconsin State Convention
Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan, Wisconsin

Tuesday, May 28, 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


AAUW Book Sale at the Olde Towne Mall
2019 Dates

Thursday, October 31        1 pm to 6 pm — Preview Sale for Vendors & Public, $5 entry
Friday, November 1           9 am to 6 pm — Public sale
Saturday, November 2       9 am to 4 pm — Public sale
Sunday, November 3          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
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