Mission Statement:AAUW advocates equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Vision Statement: AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.

In principle and practice: AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or class.

Fall Coffee at the LLCC Trutter Center

Saturday, August 26, 9:00 to noon

Special Presentation by Beth Langen, founder and first Exec Dir of the Springfield Independent Living Council and the Springfield Center for Independent Living. Her topic will be "A Century of Change Makers: How Illinois Suffragists and Women Voters have Shaped History"


 It is time to renew your AAUW membership for the new fiscal year, 2017-2018, which begins on July 1, 2017. Annual membership rates remain the same: $73 for Association members $45 for Community members $24 for paid Life members Honorary 50-year life members and student affiliates do not pay dues. You should have received your membership renewal form at the Spring Brunch or in the mail  [ if NOT a renewal form is included on page 6 of this newsletter]. Please complete the form and mail it with your check, payable to AAUW Springfield Branch, to Membership VP Sally Cadagin, 461 Chris Drive, Springfield, 62711.  We need YOU to help AAUW continue To Empower Women.

Sally Cadagin, Membership Vice President cadamyst@sbcglobal.net, 546-5840.

Contact Us:

AAUW Springfield IL

P.O Box 7475

Springfield, IL  62791

aauwspringfieldil@gmail.com

The League of Women Voters of the Springfield Area is having their first public policy event! Join them at the Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation on August 18th at 6:00 at 745 Woodside Road for the State of the Vote: a discussion with Ron Michaelson, former Executive Director of the Illinois State Board of Elections. Dr. Michaelson will discuss federal and state legislative efforts aimed at voter participation, current and future issues including data security and election system integrity, voter suppression and much, much more. 

AAUW Springfield, Illinois

National Informationwww.AAUW.org

email-connect@aauw.orgAAUW-IL, Inc.  Illinois Link newsletter

National AAUW Address: 1310 L St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005

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Planned Parenthood Illinois Action is looking for volunteers to help at the Democratic County Chairmen's Brunch on Thursday, August 17th from 8am to Noon. This is your chance to  hear from ALL the statewide candidates in the 2018 election. Contact Rianne for details and reservations at Riannehawkins@gmail.com!!


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