AAUW Colorado Links
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
SAVE THE DATES!
Remember: For everyone’s safety, masks are required for meeting indoors.
September 18, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm: The Annual Branch Welcome Coffee is almost here!
Bring friends and Meet New People — Congratulate our 2021 Scholarship Recipients — Welcome All our New Members — Get to know the 2021-22 Branch President & Board of Directors — And Explore Interest Groups! Since we are still in COVID-times, please bring your own coffee or beverage of choice. Free morning snacks and water will be provided. Make your reservation by clicking here.
Saturday, October 9, 2021: U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Speaker Cari Karns, Director of Development & Membership, will present. Make your reservation by clicking here
Thursday, November 4, 2021, 1:30 pm: Film Screening: Coded Bias
Will science perpetuate society’s inequities? The Colorado Springs Branch Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee, in collaboration with the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Foundation will co-sponsor the screening of Coded Bias at PPLD Library 21c. This free film is being provided by the Film and Festival in the Community outreach partnership with AAUW.
Saturday, November 6, 2021: Domestic Violence Panel
Fran Pilch will moderate a panel of experts. Make your reservations by clicking here.
Saturday, December 11, 2021: Holiday Sing Along and Fundraiser
Once again, we will enjoy the musical talents of Fran Pilch!
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: September 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
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 2021
We welcome new members! Give Membership VP Jan Jones a call at 719-963-7642
or email email@example.com .