Meet the recipients of our 2020 AAUW Colorado Springs Branch scholarship awards. We proudly feature the photos of these 8 women on our website masthead (above). Click on this link to learn more about their talents and stories. 2020 Scholarship Recipients
2020 Branch Scholarship Recipients Attending NCCWSL
Three of our 2020-2021 AAUW scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to participate in the AAUW National NCCWSL (National Conference for College Women Student Leaders) virtual conference to be held May 25-26, 2021, thanks to AAUW Colorado, who is sponsoring twelve women from across the state of Colorado.
Click on this link to read about the recipients: 2021 NCCWSL attendees
HELP SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS – REMEMBER US IN YOUR CHARITABLE GIVING PLANS
Click on this link to donate online: Online Donation Branch Scholarships Fund
A check can also be made out to AAUW-Colorado Springs with “Local Scholarships Fund” on the memo line and mailed to: AAUW Treasurer, 5540 Canvasback Ct., Colorado Springs, CO 80918.
2020/2021 BRANCH ZOOM MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS
Your wellbeing and safety are our top priority. Because of the risks of COVID-19, we will only meet virtually until further notice.
HERE ARE THE NEXT BRANCH AND STATE ZOOM EVENTS
Saturday, May 15, 2021 via Zoom from 10:00-11:30 am
Branch Annual Meeting. Presentation and vote for new board members.
Presentation by Leah Davis Witherow, Curator of History-Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum.
Click on this link for details: AAUW COS Branch Annual Meeting Flyer 5-15 -21
Click on this ZOOM Link: ZOOM link to attend
Meeting ID: 830 7992 4583, Passcode: 477643
Link to view nominations: Nominations 2021-22
Thursday, May 20, 2021, 4:00-6:00pm via Zoom
Diversity & Inclusion Committee Happy Hour and Book Discussion
All members are invited to discuss the New York Times bestselling book is White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo. Start reading!
Please RSVP by May 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Click on this link for details: Diversity & Inclusion Committee Happy Hour
ATTENTION: AAUW COLORADO SPRINGS BRANCH MEMBERS
Membership Renewal: July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022
Annual dues of $97.00 are due in one payment that needs to be received by June 30, 2021.
(Note: New members who joined this year after March 15, 2021, your membership dues cover you through June 30, 2022.)
Click on this link for details and instructions: Membership Renewal 2021/2022
Check out our latest branch newsletter: May 2021 Newsletter
Use this link to subscribe: Sign up here to receive our monthly online newsletter!
Read about our successful 2021 Authors Day Event : 2021 Authors Day and Auction Results
Program Recording Link: Dr. Spaulding Feb 27 2021 recording
INTERESTED IN ORGANIZING A BRANCH COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT?
HERE’S THE LINK TO THE APPROVAL PROCESS TO FOLLOW
AAUW Two-Minute Activist
You provide the voice. We’ll provide the megaphone. We provide all the tools you need to call or send messages to your members of Congress, contact your state legislators about pressing issues, and more. As individuals in support of the AAUW Mission and Values, we encourage you to sign up for the AAUW Two-Minute Activist. Sign up for the AAUW “Two-Minute Activist” program. Send emails and texts to your legislators to fight for equal pay, family leave, stopping sexual harassment, equality in education and more.
Sign up using this link to get regular alerts and take timely action. https://www.aauw.org/act/two-minute-activist/
INFORMATION FOR BRANCH MEMBERS
- Latest online Branch Directory for members – (click on Branch Member Directory on toolbar above – use password)
- Latest online Interest Group (IG) Calendar, IG Chair contact information and IG descriptions for members – (click on Members Only on toolbar above – use password)
- Minutes of Board meetings are available on the Members Only page (use password)
Welcome! AAUW (American Association of University Women) was founded in 1881 and currently has over 170,000 members and supporters working to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. Click on above graphic to read more about who we are and our Strategic Plan.
AAUW Colorado Springs Branch, established in 1915, currently has over 250 members and is the largest AAUW Branch in Colorado. We welcome you to join us for education, community programs, legislative advocacy, research and scholarships for women. By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women have a fair chance.
Meet the challenge! Get paid what you’re worth. Take the AAUW Work Smart Online, a free one-hour course now! AAUW’s goal is for 10 million women to be trained in salary negotiation by 2022. Click on Get Started Now (above) to take this important course!
We encourage prospective members to click on the Interest Groups tab (on the toolbar above) to see our current Interest Groups calendar and descriptions. Our Interest Groups provide members the opportunity to share interests, hobbies and to learn and network. See the latest AAUW Colorado Springs Branch brochure: AAUW Brochure COS 6-30-2019
We welcome new members! Give Membership VP Melanie Hudson a call at 719-205-7639 or e-mail membership-V-P.