LAPP Committee Focus Areas
Education Opportunities for Women and Girls
Panel Discussion: Follow the Money to School
LAPP hosted a panel discussion about school funding on March 16, 2022.
VOTING (RIGHTS, REDISTRICTING AND INFORMED PARTICIPATION)
Karen Barsoum, Director, Voter Services at County of Chester provided to our Branch a fact-filled presentation on The Process of Election Security. Click here to view the video: https://vimeo.com/762473198
Learn more about redistricting in Pennsylvania at Fair Districts PA.
WELLNESS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS
PENNSYLVANIA REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS
In reaction to the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs vs Jackson Women’s Health many Pennsylvanians seek information on the ramifications to abortion access in Pennsylvania. The legal landscape is complex and fluid. In August AAUW Pennsylvania hosted a conversation with Senior Attorney Susan Frietsche from the Women’s Law Project and Dr. Sarah Horvath Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn State University. Read the summary and view a recording of this conversation:
STATE AND NATIONAL AAUW ISSUES
AAUW’s policy work connects and rallies advocates at the local, state, national, and global levels to empower women and girls. With the member-voted Public Policy Priorities as our guide, AAUW uses lobbying and grassroots efforts to push forward policies that break through educational and economic barriers for women. Click here to learn more.
We Stand United Against Racism
Get regular alerts to be able to take timely action by sending emails and texts to your legislators to fight for equal pay, family leave, stopping sexual harassment, equality in education and more.