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
Use the video link below to see the presentations and meet the recipients:
Sept. 19, 2020 Welcome Coffee & Scholarship Awards
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Read more about this event: Woodmen Edition Article – WILLIAM J. DAGENDESH
HELP SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND BY REMEMBERING US IN YOUR CHARITABLE GIVING PLANS: A check made out to AAUW-Colorado Springs with “local Scholarships Fund” on the memo line may be mailed to the AAUW Treasurer, 5540 Canvasback Ct., Colorado Springs, CO 80918.
Virtual Branch Meetings Only for 2020 – But What Opportunities Await!
Your wellbeing and safety are our AAUW Colorado Springs branch’s top priority. Because of the risks of COVID-19, we will only meet virtually until January 2021. This includes branch meetings, Interest Groups, committees, and board meetings. Check out our 2020 Branch Zoom meetings and programs using this link: 2020 Branch Zoom Meetings
Read the full announcement from Pam Maier, COS Branch President, on this link: https://coloradosprings-co.aauw.net/branch-meetings-programs/
2020/2021 BRANCH ZOOM MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS
CLICK ON THE ICON BELOW TO SEE THE FULL LISTING
Currently all in-person branch meetings and programs are postponed due to COVID-19.
HERE IS THE NEXT ZOOM EVENT TO BE HELD IN NOVEMBER – SAVE THIS DATE!
November 14, 10:00 am to noon via Zoom – Panel Discussion: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
A DACA lawyer and two people with DACA status will speak to us. The program will be available ONLY to AAUW members and NOT recorded. Details to follow soon.
VOLUNTEER BRANCH LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
We are seeking leaders willing to volunteer their talents and skills in the positions listed below. The incumbents, whose terms in these positions are ending June 30, 2021, welcome discussing their duties with you. We are seeking volunteers to begin training and working with the incumbents early in 2021. Our plan is to provide hands-on training so that you can hit the ground running in these positions on July 1, 2021.
Call Pip Bodkin at 206-427-2444 or email email@example.com to join our dedicated team of volunteer leaders. Make a 2-year commitment and help make a difference!
- Directory Editor COS-Position-Description-Branch-Directory-Editor-Final-Rev-Sept-2020.pdf
- Newsletter Editor COS-Position-Description-Branch-Newsletter-Editor-July-2020.pdf
- Social Media Manager COS-Position-Description-Branch-Social-Media-Manager-July-2020.pdf
- State & National Bylaws Liaison COS-Position-Description-Branch-State-National-Bylaws-Liaison-Final-July-2020.pdf
- Website Administrator COS-Position-Description-Branch-Website-Administrator-Final-July-2020.pdf
2020 ELECTION – BE INFORMED – VOTE INFORMED
Click on the link below – 2020 Colorado State Ballot Issues published by AAUW Colorado: AAUW Colorado – Voter Education – 2020 Colorado Ballot Issues
AAUW Two-Minute Activist
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/
LATEST BRANCH NEWSLETTER
Stay informed – read our Branch Newsletter – October 2020 Newsletter
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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.
SEE THE LATEST AAUW COLORADO STATE INFORMATION
Read the October 2020 AAUW Colorado Newsletter: Connects – October 2020