AAUW LC in a Nutshell

Who:     Membership is open to individuals holding a degree (associates or beyond) from a regionally 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. Go to www.aauw.org, for examples.

When:   Monthly meetings are held Saturday mornings 10 am – Noon, September-April.              May & June meetings are Tuesday evenings 6-8 pm. Our major outreach program, GIRLS CAN! , replaces our March meeting.

How:      Communication tools include our membership yearbook and monthly newsletter, Organ Mountain Views, better known as the OMV. The OMV & Reminders & Special Notices are delivered via email. OMVs are always available on the 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 AAUW membership perks including Office Max/Office Depot, Geico, and 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 1018
Las Cruces, NM  88004