The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, 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 advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, 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.
Do you have questions about filing your annual taxes? Come to our January meeting for some answers!
Our presenter and branch member, Kathy Levillier, will be talking about recent changes in tax law with a special presentation on tax wise ways to manage retirement income. Kathy is an IRS Enrolled Agent and has been preparing tax returns since 1999. She was a paid preparer for fifteen years and in last three years has been a volunteer tax preparer specializing in returns for retirees. Over the years Kathy has prepared over three thousand tax returns!
The event will be Tuesday, January 14. A pre-presentation reception will be held at 6:30 PM and the presentation will begin at 7 PM at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2441 Nichols St., Trenton, MI.
Bring your tax questions, a pencil, and a calculator to this meeting.
Please join us for this event from 6-8 PM on October 15th in the Ray Mix Room of Wayne County Community College. For details, please see the flyer.
Join us Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Centennial Farm, 25797 3rd St. (off Bellvue), Grosse Ile Twp., Michigan, to celebrate the the 100th Anniversary of Michigan passing the law allowing women to vote. This, along with other efforts, led to Congress ratifying the Constitution, resulting in the 19th Amendment.
Doors open at 5:30 PM, a Potluck Picnic will be held at 6:15 PM and our program will begin at 7:00 PM.
Please RSVP via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please bring a friend!
We are pleased to announce that we will honor U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell at our 28th Annual Woman of the Year celebration. The event will be held May 14, 2019 at Wayne County Community College in the Ray Mix Room from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
We will also celebrate our Collegiate Scholarship Recipients attending Baker College, Henry Ford College, Lawrence Tech and Wayne County Community College. Additional recipients of AAUW’s National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) scholarships will be recognized.
To reserve your place at the 2019 Woman of the Year event, click HERE to easily indicate you will be attending. You may also follow the directions on the invitation below to say you will be attending.
Here’s a list of 10 New Year’s to-dos for supporting our new strategic plan. We greatly appreciate whatever you can do to join the fight for fairness in 2019. Together, let’s make this a banner year for women and girls!
The gender pay gap is real and has far-reaching consequences for women’s economic security. Get the pay you deserve. AAUW’s online, interactive will help you articulate your value in your next negotiation.
Work Smart Online, is our free, one-hour training that helps women and men negotiate for higher pay and become better communicators. Now, the tool is even easier to use. Navigate directly to the topics that interest you — whether that’s pay gap facts or negotiating tips — or move through the course sequentially. Customize the learning experience to meet your needs!
Help us meet our goal of training 10 million women to negotiate their financial futures by 2022!
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 TP885 for the AAUW WYANDOTTE-DOWNRIVER FOUNDATION INC.
Thanks for your support.