See articles in newsletter for more information.
Most AAUW programs and sections are canceled until further notice
Upcoming branch events
March - Kick-off for Non-Event Fundraiser for local scholarships
March 26 - General Meeting canceled due to COVID-19 epidemic
March 28 - Expanding Your Horizons, Sonoma State, canceled
March 31 - Equal Pay Day
April 9 - General Meeting, 4 pm: Age-Friendly Cities, canceled for now
Other AAUW events
April 17-19 - AAUW-CA convention canceled
April 18 - Virtual AAUW-CA state meeting - see article below
Through Sept. 13- Exhibit at Museum of Sonoma County:
From Suffrage to #MeToo: Groundbreaking Women in Sonoma County
No General Meeting in May
Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 Virus, we are unable to hold programs at this time.
Once the city opens up for gatherings, we can look into scheduling some events.We will keep you posted.
National AAUW Guidance on Meetings
Kim Churches, CEO of AAUW National has issued this statement:
"You MUST follow your Governor’s and Mayor’s guidance. We at National have strongly advised absolutely NO meetings in person for the foreseeable future for all affiliates (branches/states), and in compliance with local/state guidance/orders. Our state/local laws supersede in this exceedingly difficult time. Better for all AAUW members to absolutely shelter in place and meet virtually via Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, or conference calls."
In response, the Co-Presidents of AAUW California, Cathy Foxhoven and Jane Niemeier, wrote:
"We fully endorse this. Branches must not have any in-person meetings until Governor Newsom lifts the "Stay-at-Home" order. That includes interest group meetings. No branch should sanction any meetings of any group within the branch."
AAUW advances equity for women and girls, through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. View this video on the history and mission of AAUW nationwide.
In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks 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 or disability.