The American Association of University Women promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change. In principle and in practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
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Honor a teacher in our T(ea) is for Teachers fundraiser and help send a 7th grade girl to AAUW’s Tech Trek 2015! More information to come.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM
St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 2391 St. Mark’s Way, Sacramento
AAUW Amador County Presents A Walking Tour of Amador City on April 16th
AAUW Amador County’s 44th annual Home Tour, in the captivating town of Amador City, delivers wine country charm, tours of unique foothill homes and Gold Country historical sites.
Join us on April 16th from 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an intimate view of California’s smallest, incorporated city and its Gold Rush era buildings. The homes on the tour are, in turn, historic and modern. One of the homes is a converted church and renovated 1920’s home, which have been converted to a breathtaking, live-in art studio and, a kitchen which incorporates the original altar and confessional as kitchen island and pantry. The church bell, transported from Ireland around Cape Horn, still rings. The Amador house is a delightful example of village living in a cozy, but luxuriously updated, country Victorian. A traditional Victorian, built in the 21st century, is furnished with beautiful artifacts from around the world. To complete the tour of homes; a newly remodeled Victorian, dotted with the owners’ collected treasures, includes a fond childhood memory; an old-fashioned sleeping porch. The Amador City historical sites include, the Fire House Museum, The Imperial Hotel, Amador Whitney Museum and, the Amador City Cemetery. Advance tickets go on sale at local outlets beginning March 14 for $22 or purchase on Tour day or online for $25 on Tour Day. Go to http://amador-ca.aauw.net/home-tour/ to view all purchase options.
Girls break barriers at summer camp at UC Davis Campers get hands-on learning in science, math, technology
Girls are breaking barriers this week and proving they can do anything boys can do at a summer camp in Davis.
View report and watch video: STEM summer camp at UC Davis helps girls break barriers
Nearly 90 girls taking part in the unique program are staying in the dorms and are learning that being a nerd is actually really cool.
The girls don’t learn from a textbook, but instead, teachers and scientists give campers hands-on opportunities to learn.