Welcome to the Elgin Area, IL Branch of AAUW

 

CHALLENGES TO INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM:
IT’S MORE THAN BANNED BOOKS
Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 p.m.
Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin

Joyce McIntosh from the American Library Association’s Freedom to Read Foundation will detail the reasons the ALA is urging readers everywhere to stand together in the fight against censorship. The president of Gail Borden Public Library Board and a selection specialist from
Schaumburg Public Library will add local information. Co-sponsored by our AAUW branch and Schaumburg’s as well as by LWV Elgin Area and Gail Borden Public Library, this program is open to the public.  *Please register for it at attend.gailborden.info/events

ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET
Thursday, May 25, 5:00 p.m.
Villa Olivia
1401 W. Lake St., Bartlett

Our end of the year banquet will recognize branch members who have received awards in our 2023-24 year and the two students receiving our scholarships. Our branch officers for 2024-25 will also be elected. Surely you will want to be present to congratulate all as well as to renew
old friendships and begin new ones.

                                                                    MEMBERSHIP
Membership is open to all graduates having associates or equivalent baccalaureate degrees from accredited colleges and universities.  An undergraduate student enrolled in a regionally accredited educational institution shall be eligible for student affiliation.

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MISSION STATEMENT
AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research.
VISION STATEMENT
Equity for all.
DIVERSITY STATEMENT
In principle and 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 or disability.