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Welcome to the Wyandotte-Downriver (MI) Branch!

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners. Since AAUW’s founding in 1881, our members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.

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

AAUW’s Value Promise
By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

AAUW’s accomplishments in 2016

As 2016 came to a close, it’s time to look back AAUW’s achievements which is the ultimate hard work of all of our members and supporters. Without their support, the success of the last year would not have been possible. 714

  • 200,000+ messages went out to state and federal legislators.
  • 6 states passed new equal pay laws in 2016.
  • 714 resource guides were delivered to Title IX coordinators in 29 states.
  • 2,200 signatures collected on AAUW’s petition urging Anheuser-Busch to sign the White House Equal Pay Pledge.
  • 44 years of Title IX celebrated with Senator Harry Reid.
  • 900+ get-out-the-vote events organized by members in 46 states.
  • 19 AAUW members were elected to state legislatures.
  • 12,000 young women and girls were empowered through AAUW’s leadership programs.
  • 11,460 women learned to ask for the salary they deserve through AAUW salary workshop negotiations

2017 AAUW Art Contest!

Art contest

Showcase your talent by entering this exciting art competition. The six winning entries will be featured in a collection of note cards mailed to AAUW members in the spring. Click here for more details.

Submission Deadline – January 31, 2017

Voting period – February 6–28, 2017

Winner announcement – Early March

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger is committed to helping our community grow and prosper and through its Kroger Community Rewards®, AAUW members can contribute to the Foundation through this program…all you need to do is enroll, shop at any Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!

Link here for all the details on Kroger’s website and select organization number 90688 for the AAUW WYANDOTTE-DOWNRIVER FOUNDATION INC.

Thanks for your support.