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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 2017-18

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
6:00 p.m.     Social
6:30 p.m.     Salad Bar Potluck
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting
7:15 p.m.     Program: Fake News: Media Literacy 101 for Adults

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:45 p.m.     Social
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting
7:15 p.m.     Program: Black Pointe – Victorian History Closeby

November 2-5 AAUW Book Sale at the Olde Towne Mall (see dates and times below)

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
6:45 p.m.     Social
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting + Student of the Month
7:15 p.m.     Program: Trauma Informed Classrooms and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Saturday, January 27, 2018
6:45 p.m.     Social
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting
7:15 p.m.     Program: Greens, Grains and Beans-Moving Towards whole food Plant-based Nutrition

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
6:45 p.m.     Social
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting + Student of the Month
7:15 p.m.     Program: Wanda Sloan: Story of a young Beloit Woman’s Journey back into society

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
6:45 p.m.     Social
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting
7:15 p.m.     Program:  Frances Willard: An Advocate for Social Justice

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 
6:45 p.m.     Social
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting + Student of the Month
7:15 p.m.     Program: Human Trafficking

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
6:00 p.m.     Social
6:30 p.m.     Potluck
7:00 p.m.     Business meeting + Scholarship Honors
7:15 p.m.     Program: Travel Highlights by Gene Van Galder

Prospective members are always welcome. Contact Diane Adams for details: rjadams65@frontier.com


2017 AAUW Book Sale at the Olde Towne Mall

Thursday, November 2      1 pm to 6 pm — Preview Sale for Vendors and Public, $5 admission

Friday, November 3            9 am to 6 pm — Public sale

Saturday, November 4       9 am to 4 pm — Public sale

Sunday, November 5          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 health care – 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.

 

 

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