AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

Community Action Projects

Community Action Projects

GIFTS FOR TEENS

The Gifts for Teens project provides community support and help to homeless and low-income San Jose teenagers. Sturdy duffels and totes, about 1,500 bags, are stuffed with fun and practical gifts and distributed at holiday time to teens living in poverty. 

Strong Girls, Strong Women Leadership Conference

Strong Girls, Strong Women Leadership Conference

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 | No Comments

AAUW San Jose and the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy present Strong Girls, Strong Women, a leadership conference for high school girls and their advocates. The conference has been recognized by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors and the California Legislature. Dynamic and interesting workshops are offered including cyber safety, finances for teens, dating violence, body image, preparing healthy meals, communication and more. Breakfast and lunch are included. Saturday, March 7, 8 am– 1:30, Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Ave. Free. Pre-registration Required at http://StrongGirlsStrongWomen2015.eventbrite.com or 408-299-5152.

Strong Girls 2015

Celebrate Women Leaders: Local Women Leaders Share Their Stories

Celebrate Women Leaders: Local Women Leaders Share Their Stories

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 | No Comments

Come and celebrate Women’s History Month by spending an evening with a group of outstanding local women leaders who will share their stories, the challenges they have faced and lessons they have learned on their paths to leadership. Learn how you can promote women’s leadership and connect with today’s and tomorrow’s women leaders. Friday, March 13, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Isaac Newton Senter Auditorium, County Office Bldg., 70 W. Hedding Street, San Jose. Space is limited-RSVP’s recommended. Contact tddtaug@yahoo.com or jacqgus46@googlemail.com Celebrate Women Leaders, March 13, 2015

AAUW San Jose Supports Local Scholarships for College Women
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AAUW San Jose Supports Local Scholarships for College Women

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 | No Comments

Who are these smiling women? Each of them received scholarships from AAUW San Jose last year. here. Applications are now available for scholarships for women who will be juniors or seniors this fall at a four-year college or university. Applicants need to have a minimum GPA of 3.00, a permanent home address in San Jose, Milpitas, Santa Clara or Campbell, and completion of two full years at an accredited college or university’. Recipients will be announced in May, with the total awarded to be about $30,000. Applications close postmarked by April 15, 2015. More information contact Grace O’Leary at oleary1128@comcast.net. AAUW San Jose Scholarship Application 2015

San Jose Branch Open House

San Jose Branch Open House

Posted by on Dec 25, 2014 | No Comments

Invite a friend, neighbor or co-worker to come to the San Jose Branch Open House on Wednesday, April 29, 7:00-8:30 pm, and join in our mission to advance equity for women and girls. Learn more about becoming a member here.