AAUW FARMINGTON MICHIGAN : ABOUT US 1951 Farmington AAUW was certified as an affiliate of the National AAUW, founded in 1881. The mission of the organization is to advance equity for women and girls. Farmington AAUW’s activities and actions reflect that mission.
Some of the history of Farmington AAUW includes the following:
Participated in establishing the Friends of the Library and the Farmington Players.
Initiated programs and scholarship awards to interest girls in the sciences and presented books and other resources on sustaining their interest in science.
to DPS resources on the problem of sexual harassment in school.
Assisted in forming SAGE (Senior Adults Giving to Education) which continues today.
Supports the passage of the ERA.
Presented with Oakland Community College’s Women Center the “Back to School” programs for women resuming their education.
Developed and presented cooking classes at the former Boys and Girls Republic, a facility for troubled boys and girls Registered voters with the Oakland League of Women Voters and individually.
Collected food and sundries at our meetings to support a local food pantry..
Annually award scholarships to OCC and natiionally through National AAUW
Supports local charities.
IFARMINGTON AAUW BRANCH NEWS
AAUW was certified by the AAUW in 1951. This is our 70th year!