Welcome to the AAUW Colorado Springs Branch!

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.

 2021/2022 BRANCH MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS
Colorado is slowly opening up to in-person events, but your safety and well-being are our top priority.  Unless stated otherwise, all upcoming events will continue to be held on ZOOM
SAVE THE DATES!
Fri., Aug 20 – Sat., Aug. 21: AAUW of Colorado Fall Leadership Conference.
We will not be at The Antlers in Colorado Springs.  Incoming AAUW of Colorado President Joan Brown of Aurora is planning for a Zoom Webinar instead.
September 18: Welcome Coffee.  Meet the scholarship recipients and learn about our Interest Groups. Hopefully in person…stay tuned for more details!



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: July/August 2021 Newsletter
Use this link to subscribe:  Sign up here to receive our monthly online newsletter!
Read about our branch May 15, 2021 Annual Meeting & Program: Annual Meeting & Program
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
Community Service


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/


Hardy Hikers at AFA Ice Lake on a sunny day.

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 Jan Jones a call at 719-963-7642
or email 
cjanjones@msn.com .


SEE THE LATEST AAUW COLORADO STATE INFORMATION
Read the latest AAUW Colorado NewsletterConnects – May 2021
View the AAUW Colorado Email Campaign Archive: Latest AAUW of Colorado Connects
AAUW Colorado State Meetings – Save the Date!
Fri., Aug 20 – Sat., Aug. 21: AAUW of Colorado Fall Leadership Conference.
We will not be at The Antlers in Colorado Springs.  Incoming AAUW of Colorado President Joan Brown of Aurora is planning for a Zoom Webinar instead.
View the 2021 Public Policy Day Webinar videos
View the videos – use this link to AAUW Colorado State website: AAUW CO STATE

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