Who: Membership is open to individuals holding a degree (associates or beyond) from an accredited college/university. There are no barriers on the basis of: gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or class.
What: Nationally, state & locally: our mission is to advance equality for women & girls through advocacy, education, research & philanthropy. Through our public policy program, lobbying & grassroots efforts promote policies that break through educational & economic barriers for women. Visit the AAUW NM Public Policy page for examples.
When: Monthly meetings are held Saturday mornings 9:30am – 11:30, September-April. May & June meetings are Tuesday evenings 6-8 pm. Please visit our AAUW Las Cruces Meetings page on our website for specifics on location & program topics. Our major outreach program GIRLS CAN! replaces our March meeting.
How: Communication tools include our website lascruces-nm.aauw.net, membership yearbook and monthly newsletter, Organ Mountain Views, better known as the OMV. The OMV and Reminders & Special Notices are delivered via email. OMVs are also always available on our website.
Why: The # 1 reason individuals join AAUW is their support of our mission. As members, our outreach is broadened by networking with diverse community groups of all ages that share our mission. Interested in food, fellowship & learning as well as fun and games? Check out branch Interest Groups. Look for membership perks on the AAUW Membership Benefits page, including Office Depot & other merchant discounts plus ways to donate to AAUW by shopping target.com.
For more information — Contact our Branch Membership Co-Presidents:
Marsha Hokkanen Laura Bemis mlhokkanen (at) hotmail.com lkbemis (at) gmail.com
AAUW Las Cruces, Inc.
PO Box 1081
Las Cruces, NM 88004