Membership

Thank you for your interest in the AAUW Las Cruces Branch!

Join us today for an exciting opportunity to make new friends, learn, be inspired, and support our mission! We are part of a larger state and national organization with a long history of affecting change on the issues women care about: education, civil rights, equity in the workplace, reproductive rights, and gender discrimination.

AAUW Membership Flyer

Our Vision is Simple

We bring people together for the common goal of breaking through educational and economic barriers for women and girls.

Our Mission is Sound

Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

Making an Impact for Women and Girls

AAUW is a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance. Your membership makes AAUW’s powerful voice even stronger on critical issues affecting women and girls.

In principle and in 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.

To Apply For Membership

Your membership will be effective immediately and extend through the current membership year to June 30, 2018. Please print, complete, and mail the membership application form.

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Branch Member Dues
Annual dues are $87, which includes $49 to the national organization, $18 to the state organization, and $20 to our local Branch.

Membership Benefits
A one-year membership includes membership in the Las Cruces AAUW Branch, New Mexico AAUW, and National AAUW. Members receive the following publications: AAUW Outlook from our national association, and electronically, The Organ Mountain Views, our Las Cruces branch newsletter. Branch members are entitled to vote, hold office, and participate in all branch interest groups and activities.

Member Opportunities
As a member of our branch, you will have opportunities to:

  • Participate in various events, activities, and interest groups, and develop friendships with interesting, diverse and informed members;
  • Make a difference in the lives of others in local groups by volunteering in one or more of the organization’s community service opportunities;
  • Participate in our fundraising activities that earn money for local school programs and scholarships for women and girls to continue their education;
  • Help plan and support AAUW’s public policy and political advocacy agenda; and
  • Belong to a community that supports your personal and professional growth.

Membership Criteria
We are actively accepting new members. Membership is open to women and men who hold an associate or equivalent, or baccalaureate degree from accredited colleges or universities.