August. 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
August 26: Women's Equality Day - the 94th Anniversary of Women in the US Winning the Right to Vote.
September 1: Labor Day
Sept.: Start of the ¡Adelante! Books of the Month for 2014-15
September 9: Primary Election Day
September 11: Branch Board Meeting at Clarkson's BA Snell Hall at 5 pm. Branch members are welcome.
September 12: ERA Constitution Action Day
September 17: U.S. Constitution Day
September 22: GardenShare has teamed up with Cinema 10 to birng Fed Up, a new documentary from Katie Couric, at 7:15 pm at the Roxy Theater, 20 Main St., Potsdam. Upending the conventional wisdom of why we gain weight and how to lose it, Fed Up unearths the dirty little secret the food industry doesn't want you to know- far more of us are sick from what we are eating than anyone has ever realized. The truth is, only 30% of people suffering from diet-related diseases are actually obese; while 70% of us - even those of us who look thin and trim on the outside - are facing the same consequences, fighting the same medical battles as the obese among us.
September. 23: National Voter Registration Day
October 1: AAUW-St. Lawrence County Branch fall membership meeting at the Potsdam Town Hall from 5 to 8 pm.
October 5: The Harvest Walk/Run fundraising event at the Dobisky Center in Ogdensburg. Registration is at 12:00 with the Walk at 1:00 pm. For more info: Call Catholic Charities at 315-393-2255.
October 11: U.N. International Day of the Girl Child
October 16: World Food Day
October 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Octobder 24: United Nations Day
October 24: Last day to register in-person to vote in NYS
November 4: Election Day - There are two state-wide ballot items:
November 11: Veterans Day
November 12: Latina's Equal Pay Day
November 14-16: AAUW-NYS Fall State Board Meeting, Albany, NY
November 20: U.N. Universal Children's Day
November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign)
November 29: International Women Human Rights Defenders Day (16 Days)
December 1-4: Former Ambassador and Congresswoman Constance Morella will be on the St Lawrence Uinversity campus. She is visiting as a Council of Independent Colleges Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow and will visit classes and meet with community members during the week. She will deliver a lecture on the current state of politics in Washington on Thursday, December 4th, but is also willing to discuss women and politics in the US, violence against women in the United States and Abroad, and the perils of politics without moderates.
December 1: World AIDS Day (16 Days)
December. 2: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (16 Days)
December 3: International Day of Disabled Persons (16 Days)
December 5: International Volunteer Day for Social and Economic Development (16 Days)
December 8-14: Computer Science Education Week & Hour of Code activities
December 10: UN Human Rights Day (16 Days final event)
January 11: Human Trafficking Awareness Day
January 19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 29: 6th Anniversary of the Lily Ledbetter Act - Equal Pay & Paycheck Fairness
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