“AAUW’s Public Policy Priorities, adopted every two years by every-member vote, establish the federal action issues on which AAUW members across the country focus their advocacy efforts and guide the work of the national staff. States and branches should also use the Public Policy Priorities to inform their advocacy efforts on state and local issues.”
Highlights of these priorities include working toward goals of:
Protecting the civil rights of all individuals and opposing all forms of discrimination
Supporting high quality public education for all individuals
Promoting the economic, social, and physical well-being of all persons
Protecting the rights to privacy and freedom from violence
Link to the 2021–23 AAUW Public Policy Priorities, Adopted May 2021, full text at:
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