Mission

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AAUW PURPOSE (MISSION)

“The purpose of AAUW is to advance equity for women and girls
through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.”


ADVOCACY

Human Trafficking Awareness

NJ Coalition Against Human TraffickingNj Coalition Against Human Trafficking

NJ Coalition Flyer

Human Trafficking Statistics

NJ Human Trafficking Prevention Protection and Treatment Act

Freehold Area (NJ) Branch Human Trafficking Awareness Initiatives Our branch arranged for our local communities to adopt proclamations regarding the problem, and declare January 11 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day.

Human Trafficking Proclamations

Monmouth County Human Trafficking Awareness program – Sponsored by AAUW Freehold Branch – Held April, 23, 2014

AAUWNJ- 2-19-14 HUMAN TRAFFICKING REPORT


EDUCATION

Bringing AAUW National Programs into our community

Sponsorship by Freehold Area Branch

National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL)


AAUW Fellowships and Grants

Find AAUW Recipients and Sponsors

Join a Selection Panel


Support for $tart $mart and Work Smart


AAUW of NJ Tech Trek Camp

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@ Stockton University

This camp, which started in 2015, was expanded In 2016, to girls from New Jersey counties where AAUW members volunteered to participate.  A number of the Freehold Area Branch members volunteered, including:

Trudy Iwanski and Barbara Prince volunteered to help select campers from Middlesex County (the county where they live).

Barbara Sager helped obtain snacks for the campers.

Joan Carroll’s daughter (Kelly Doyle) served as the keynote speaker on the first day of camp, and participated in Professional Women’s night.

Shevi Salberg helped to plan and organize, and participated in the Professional Woman’s Night, which was held on Thursday evening, July 21, where Tech Trek camp welcomed 41 Women in STEM Professions to a Networking Dinner with the campers.

In addition Freehold Area Branch donated $1000 to the 2016 camp.

In 2017, the camp has been expanded to girls in all 21 counties in New Jersey, with 62 girls accepted to attend the camp.  Many of our Branch members volunteered in various roles, including serving on the Student Selection Committee, volunteering for One-Day Tasks, and planning and participating in Professional Women’s night.


PHILANTROPHY

One AAUW. One Mission. One Fund

The Freehold Area Branch donates a portion of our budget to AAUW National’s funds, in order to help advance equity for women and girls, and to empower women and girls.  Funds that our Branch has contributed to include:

The AAUW Fund – General Support where it is most needed

Educational Funding and Awards 

Eleanor Roosevelt Fund

Legal Advocacy Fund

Legacy Circle

Tech Trek at Stockton University


RESEARCH

Support for: Research That Matters in the Lives of Women and Girls