Join Our Branch!
Be part of a group that champions gender--fair education,
civil rights, social security, reproductive choice, and more.
The only requirement for membership is that you hold an
associate (or equivalent), bachelor or higher degree from an
accredited college, university or other institution of higher
learning. The are no barriers to full participation in the
organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual
orientation, national origin or disability.
As a branch member, you will belong to a community of
people who value education and equal rights. Through branch
activities, you will participate in furthering our mission in
Greater Johnstown and enjoy the camaraderie of educated women
while developing your skills as a volunteer and a leader.
For information on how to join, contact:
Take a look at the many benefits of becoming a member of AAUW.
Membership in a community committed to a shared cause. As
an AAUW member, you'll be proud to know you belong to a
nationwide group of people who value education and equal rights
... who are contributing to a more promising future for all
women and girls...and who together provide a powerful voice for
women and girls -- a voice that cannot and will not be ignored.
You'll also have access to AAUW's Membership Directory
(in electronic format), which gives you access to AAUW
Your voice in Washington. If equity is at issue, we're
there. As an AAUW member, you will have a strong voice on
Capitol Hill on legislation that will affect the lives of women
and girls. AAUW's more than 100,000 members and our branches in
1,300 communities guarantees that your message will be heard.
Updates on public policies that affect your life. Members
receive briefings and fact sheets on critical policy issues as
well as discounts on AAUW's bi-monthly policy newsletter,
Relevant timely news and information. The award-winning
magazine, AAUW Outlook, delivers close-ups of the women
behind women's rights from Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Shirley
Chisholm, and Donna Shalala to exceptional women in grassroots
America. Plus, AAUW publishes Action Alert -- a one page
"alert" that informs you on how congressional proposals affect
YOU ... and what you can do to make a difference. You will
receive the Keystoner, AAUW-PA's quarterly newsletter and
Inclined to AAUW, our branch's newsletter, published 5
times per year.
AAUW website. AAUW's website provides members with
continually updated information on Foundation fellowships,
grants, and awards, the latest Foundation research, links to
Congress ... and more. Plus, as a member of AAUW, you'll get a
special bonus: access to a password-protected Member Center,
where you'll find listservs, bulletin boards, chatrooms, and
information provided exclusively to AAUW members. The site lets
you cut through virtually reams of information and communicate
directly with your AAUW colleagues and AAUW staff.
International equity. As an AAUW member, you'll be able to
learn about problems and help improve access to education and
equity for women and girls internationally through several
collaborative relationships with women's groups world-wide.
Leadership development. AAUW's leadership development
opportunities give you a chance to hone your personal and
professional leadership skills. Take advantage of AAUW's
Leadership Library, and consider serving on one of AAUW's local,
state, regional, and national boards, committees, and panels.
Educational opportunities. AAUW offers educational programs
that promote gender, race, and class equity and help you develop
your professional and personal skills. Programs are offered at
state, regional, & national conventions; in interactive
workshops; in print; and online.
Foundation research. Take advantage of member-only rates
on exciting and extensive research reports commissioned by
AAUW's Educational Foundation. The Foundation's landmark
research enables you to make a difference in the lives of women
and girls for generations to come.
Your connection with higher education. Learn about women
challenging sex discrimination in higher education through
AAUW's Legal Advocacy Fund. And find out how you -- or someone
in your community -- can take advantage of the Foundation's $3
million in grants and fellowships awarded each year.
Increased buying power. Because of the increased buying
power of a large group, AAUW can provide services designed
exclusively for members including
quality insurance plans, including a dental plan and a
plan specifically tailored to meet the needs of women.
AAUW's First USA Platinum Visa card, which features a
competitive rate and no annual fee.
discounts on AAUW research and merchandise.
... and more! Savings from these programs will more than
equal your yearly dues!
Join AAUW today! Choose
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Education and Equity
for Women and Girls