Welcome to AAUW Texas

AAUW Texas includes the state organization and local branches in four districts, working for equity for women and girls in schools, on campuses, and in our communities.

NCCWSL 2021 – May 25-26, 2021

All AAUW Texas grant money has been awarded.

This year, AAUW invites hundreds of college women from around the country for two days of virtual leadership training, inspiration and networking at our National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL).

For more information from AAUW: https://www.aauw.org/resources/programs/nccwsl/about/


Zoom Conference Calls

Calls will take place in:  August – November – February – June

June:     Membership with Barbara Cager   

June:    AAUW Funds/Fundraising with Margie Poole   

March 4th at 4:00 p.m.  :     Public Policy with Pat Rehm    rescheduled  from February. 

Agenda:

Welcome!” and opening comments
Today’s theme: Monitoring the 87th Texas Legislative Session.
State board’s public policy priorities and plan for implementation with our lobbyist.
Ideas to Share: What branches are doing now.
Update from Dawn Ellison – How Tarrant County Branch’s “Interviewing Legislators               Project” is progressing.
Information from other branches
Questions & Suggestions
Adjournment

June:       Program with Melodía Gutièrrez  

Remember that Zoom calls can be accessed by phone for anyone unable to connect virtually.

Due to Covid -19 restrictions on in-person meetings, the 2020-2022 AAUW Texas Board is using the funds set aside for SHARE to reimburse branches for the purchase of a one year  contract to a service such as Zoom.  Send your invoice to the state treasurer, Diane Roberts, for reimbursement.


January 12, 2021 at noon is the beginning of the Texas 87th Legislature session.

Bills for the 87th Legislature are being filed now.  https://capitol.texas.gov/ has bill information, and the Senate and House of Representatives lists.


“AAUW Texas and NASW/TX call on the Governor to rescind his overreach into the Code of Conduct for social workers, and encourages the Behavioral Health Executive Council (BHEC), the agency that houses the TSBSWE, to work with the board to reinstate these protections  for persons with disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity and gender expression.”

For more information  AAUW Texas Statement of Support for NASW

 


Lisa Maatz Discusses Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Future of the Supreme Court

Click on this link to watch the AAUW Texas webinar from Saturday, September 26.  
You can skip the preview and begin the actual webinar about 6 minutes in. Lisa begins her talk about 10 minutes in.

Each of the AAUW Equity Network Webinars are Topic Specific and Very Informative


AAUW Texas stands with Women’s Basketball Team of Texas A&M

AAUW Texas is proud to join the National Association of Social Workers and others to support the Women’s Basketball Team of Texas A&M as they support racial justice.

 


2020-2022 STRATEGIC PLAN – AAUW TEXAS – timeline

 


University Woman Texas Newsletters are Online

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Our newsletter, the University Woman Texas (UWT) is published four times a year. All branch members with an e-mail address registered with AAUW on the Membership Services Database are e-mailed the UWT online link as soon as it is published.

 

Salary Negotiation Workshops

Check out the Start Smart and Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshops offered by AAUW