UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS
save the date - annual summer picnic - Sunday August 13
Mark your calendars for the 2017 annual branch picnic. This is a great opportunity to bring your family and friends to a fun branch event. More information will be posted as we get closer to the date so continue to check back.
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Count Her In: A Report of the Women's Foundation of Oregon
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. AAUW’s new research report, Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans, finds that women hold a whopping 64 percent of all U.S. student debt, or a total of $833 billion compared to $477 billion held by men. And although a college degree generally leads to higher earnings, women with college degrees are still paid 26 percent less than men with college degrees. The result is that women shoulder student loans longer than men, with black and Hispanic women facing particular financial hardship. A college degree should open the doors to possibility, not bury students in debt.
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2017 AAUW National Election Results
Every two years AAUW’s national election offers members the chance to share their opinions on proposed amendments to the AAUW Bylaws, Public Policy Program, and resolutions as well as to select the members of the national AAUW Board of Directors. Congratulations to Mardy Stevens, Gresham Area Branch, on her election as director! For all election results, click here.
NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) Friends Night Celebration
Monday June 26, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
PSU Campus - Room TBD
You're invited to the annual NLO Celebration where you will network and celebrate alongside our 14th NEW Leadership Oregon class, a PSU women’s leadership program for college students of all ages. Spend an evening with this year's Class of 35 incredible women from across our state, past NLO Alumnae, and community supporters and listen to their personal stories about overcoming barriers as they begin their journey to personal empowerment. To learn more about NLO, check out their website at www.pdx.edu/womens-leadership/new-leadership-oregon
Portland CC commencement
AAUW Portland is pleased to support local scholarships for women at PCC! We are so proud of their achievements!
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