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
Use the video link below to see the presentations and meet the recipients:
Sept. 19, 2020 Welcome Coffee & Scholarship Awards
Access Passcode: AAUW2020scholars!!
Read more about this event: Woodmen Edition Article – WILLIAM J. DAGENDESH

HELP SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS FUND BY REMEMBERING 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 may be mailed to the AAUW Treasurer, 5540 Canvasback Ct., Colorado Springs, CO 80918.


 2020/2021 BRANCH ZOOM MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS
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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 further notice.  This includes branch meetings, Interest Groups, committees, and board meetings.

HERE IS THE NEXT BRANCH ZOOM EVENT TO BE HELD IN FEBRUARY
February 20 (2021) 10 am – 12 noon ZOOM– Public Policy program
The public policy committee is excited to announce Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding as our speaker for the February 20, 2021 Branch meeting.  She is pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, associate professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and former U.S. Senate candidate for the state of Colorado.  She is the author of Recovering from Racism: A Guidebook to Beginning Conversations (2015).
Click on this link to register and see program info on Eventbrite: AAUW COS Feb. 20th Program

REGISTER NOW FOR THE FEB. 6th AAUW COLORADO PUBLIC POLICY DAY
AAUW of Colorado Public Policy Day –
Webinar Feb. 6, 2021 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

Keynote Speaker: Angie Paccione, Executive Director of CO Dept. of Higher Education.
Click on this link for information and webinar registration: https://aauw-co.aauw.net/

2021-2022 AAUW Colorado Springs Branch Scholarships application process is now open!

Multiple scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. In addition, $2,500 memorial scholarships will be awarded with preference given to elementary education and psychology/counseling majors.

Here is the link for the application process: 2021-2022 Scholarships Application Process
Application:  Scholarship-Application-2021-22 v3


COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION
Many of us are looking for how to protect ourselves with COVID-19 vaccine. The El Paso County Public Health Department website has the most up to date information about the roll out.  Check the website to determine what group you are in and see the health department’s latest estimate of vaccine roll out: Vaccine for Coloradans | Colorado COVID-19 Updates
The website includes lots of information including:
Where can I get vaccinated?    When can I get vaccinated?   The vaccine distribution process.
The timeline with phases and who is in the groups for each phase.


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 – February 2021 Newsletter
Follow AAUW on Facebook – links are on the right hand side of this webpage!

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 latest AAUW Colorado NewsletterConnects – January 2021
View the AAUW Colorado Email Campaign Archive: Latest AAUW of Colorado Connects

2021 Public Policy Day Webinar Feb. 6, 2021 9:00am – 12:00 noon
Keynote Speaker: Angie Paccione, Executive Director of CO Dept. of Higher Education.
Click on this link for information and webinar registration: https://aauw-co.aauw.net/

AAUW Colorado Fall Leadership Webinar- Sept. 12, 2020
Click here to view the entire video.
Click on this link to view Laura Segal’s slide presentation: AAUW CO LMS 2020_compressed
Click here to view video – Membership Matters – Tools for Success presented by AAUW Colorado President, Paula Munger & AAUW Colorado Springs Membership VP, Melanie Hudson.  

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