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The AAUW NC 2020 Conference in Asheville

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Pay gap in NC is 84%. That ranks 9th.

The Gender Pay Gap is REAL across the country!

Did you know the North Carolina gender pay gap? Here are the national figures.

What is AAUW doing about it?

Check out our Smart Start and Work Smart salary negotiation workshops — especially the free Work Smart online.

Start at salary.aauw.org

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Press conference at NC Legislature

Will NC be the 38th 39th state to ratify the ERA?

AAUW NC is working vigorously with its allies to encourage the NC General Assembly to ratify the ERA and finally put women into the US Constitution. Given the results of the November 2019 election in Virginia, it appears they will slip into the 38th spot. But NC still has a chance to make history.

Our Fall 2019 Billboard project was a great success and raised awareness among the NC voters about the fact that

No, the ERA has not been passed, and it is still a current issue!

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CONNECT – CELEBRATE – COLLABORATE!

HOW WILL YOU CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY OF US WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE?

CONNECT

PLANS ARE ALREADY IN THE WORKS FOR MULTIPLE WAYS TO RECOGNIZE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RATIFICATION OF THE 19TH AMENDMENT. ONE WAY TO STAY IN TOUCH IS TO FOLLOW THE NC WOMEN VOTE CENTENNIAL FACEBOOK PAGE.

CELEBRATE

THROUGHOUT 2020 WE’LL BE HAVING PROJECTS AND EVENTS TO COMMEMORATE THE SIGNING OF THE 19TH AMENDMENT. SEE SHE CHANGED THE WORLD, PART OF WOMEN’S VOTE CENTENNIAL PROJECT FOR SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES.

COLLABORATE

FOLLOW THE LINKS ABOVE TO FIND OTHER GROUPS WORKING TO COMMEMORATE THIS ANNIVERSARY. IF YOUR BRANCH IS PLANNING SOMETHING, PLEASE BE SURE TO NOTIFY AAUW NC, AND, IN PARTICULAR, OUR 2020 POINT PERSON, VIRGINIA ADAMSON.

AAUW NC members in period dress as suffragists around a watchfire
AAUW NC members in period dress as suffragists around a watchfire representing the women standing watch outside the White House in DC as the ratification battle unfolded. This was taken at event on the grounds of the State Capitol to celebrate the history of women in NC and promote collaboration with a variety of groups. Sponsored by the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
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AAUW NC News

Legislative Priorities 2020

Economic Security Support Efforts to raise the minimum wage, thus promoting pay equity for girls/women throughout their lifespan by promoting actions that foster paid family…

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2020 Conference Cancellation

Yesterday,  the AAUW NC Board made a decision to cancel our Annual Conference scheduled for March 27-28, 2020 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in…

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What We Do at AAUW NC

Collaborate with other NC women’s organizations
Promote salary negotiation workshops for women.
Advocate on public policy issues that affect women and families
Promote STEM activities for girls.
Connect branch members through annual conferences, regional meetings, newsletters and social media.
Promote the mission and policies of AAUW.
Support branch activities and projects.

Save the Date(s)

AAUW NC 2020 Conference

Our March 27-28 conference has been cancelled — but subscribe to our e-newsletter to find out how we plan to share the information that would have been presented there.

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Aug 26 - 19th Amendment Anniversary Reception

Watch for details on a gala reception at the Governor’s Mansion in Raleigh!