UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS
IT'S TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2018-2019!!
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR DUES NO LATER THAN JUNE 30TH.
No need to print a paper form or write a check when you renew online using your credit card. Just go to the Renew Online page and follow the directions. Please note - National has increased dues by $10 from $49 to $59/yr. This means that annual dues for regular Portland Branch members will increase from $80 to $90/yr. Financial assistance is available if this increase in dues will cause financial hardship. Please contact Linda Loftin (Finance VP) for information. Linda can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-660-1368.
(If you would prefer to submit your renewal by mail, please download the renewal form and mail your form and check to the address listed.)
April - Oregon aauw state convention
Check out the current Oregon AAUW newsletter to get all the details about the convention, the agenda, the speakers, the workshops, the accommodations and how to register.
Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22
Embassy Suites Tanasbourne
NOW MORE THAN EVER…WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?
This will be a top-notch conference held at a time when we can all make a difference!!!
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Catch up with branch news, get information on upcoming programs, check out the Study & Interest Groups, and so much more.
Click here for the latest issue of the Rose City Reporter.
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AAUW Vote Comment Period Is Open
The AAUW National Board of Directors has voted to put three proposals for bylaws amendments before the membership for a vote this spring. The proposed amendments address creating three-year staggered board terms, opening board service to those outside of the AAUW membership, and eliminating the degree requirement for membership.
To make a comment on the proposed bylaws amendments – and to read what others have to say, Click here. At that page, scroll down and click on Comment on the Bylaws. Log in, then click on the green GO before the proposed amendment you wish to view. Voting opens April 25th.
National AAUW 2 Minute Activist - Quickly and easily have your voice heard by Congress on important issues.
NEW AAUW REPORT:
Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans
The student debt crisis isn’t just an economic problem — it’s also a gender problem, costing women even more than men. More>>
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST
ACT-W National Conference - April 10 - 13
Join talented tech women and allies with all experience levels and backgrounds for leadership training, professional development, community building, networking, and more at ACT-W National on April 10-13, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ.
Develop your leadership skills, build your community, and support women in tech. Register today at www.act-w.org!
Tuesday April 24
12:00 - 1:15 pm
The YWCA's mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. You can help support this mission by attending this years YWCA Inspire Luncheon. For more information and to purchase a ticket, check out their website,
Thursday April 26
5:00 - 7:00 pm
The Oregon Commission for Women (OCFW) invites you to join them for their first fundraiser for women’s leadership development. The event will be held with NW Natural as presenting sponsor, in their downtown Portland roof garden/event space with hors d’oeuvres and drinks.
You will attend an evening of networking, discussion and dialogue among supporters of women’s leadership as we explore women’s voices with our communities and learn more about their individual paths and insights to Oregon leadership.
Tickets are $30; Students are $20. Sponsorship Opportunities are available. For more information click here or contact: Dr. Barbara Ramirez Spencer, Chair, Oregon Commission for Women, at email@example.com.
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