Mission Statement: AAUW Advances Gender Equity for Women and Girls through Research, Education, and Advocacy.
NEXT MEETING: October 14, 10:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church. Kristen Sorth, Director of the St. Louis County Library System, will speak about The Library as a Center of Community
Save-the-date: Thursday, December 9: the special Lights of Leadership Celebration
What is Ballwin-Chesterfield AAUW about? See About Us for more information
Our fellow local branch, Kirkwood-Webster Groves, is hosting a special event on Saturday, October 16 at Greenbriar Country Club in honor of their branch’s 50th Anniversary! Get a flyer and help celebrate.
Connect: It is easy to get involved through the resources of AAUW. Read AAUW Action Network emails which provide you with the status of federal legislation in relation to AAUW public policy priorities. You can simply click on TakeAction in your recent AAUW Action Network email or visit aauw.org to become a Two-Minute Activist.
- Federal – Contact your senators to support S1 For the People Act – a transformative democracy reform package.
- MO State – It is urgent that you contact your MO legislators about bills that limit freedom to vote.
AAUW MO opposes HB 334 – strict photo ID; HB738 – eliminating electronic voting machines; SB137 – purging voter lists.
Also, contact your MO legislators to voice your concerns over their action to not fund Medicaid expansion that was supported by MO voters.
Take the WORK SMART program to train workers in salary negotiation skills, and become an AAUW advocate! The course is online and there is no charge.
These Ballwin-Chesterfield members have taken the course! They pose proudly with the publicity bookmarks.