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Watch the New York Women's Equality new video - "Illegal or Just Sleazy?", a look at NY's outdated laws.

The St. Lawrence County Branch was formed in 1927 - Celebrating 87 years in 2014!

We have 60 members from a diverse educational and employment background who work together to fulfill the mission of the American Association of University Women: Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Membership in the St. Lawrence County Branch is open to anyone who supports the mission of AAUW. In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There are no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.

The St. Lawrence County Branch created the first AAUW Branch website in the country!

The AAUW Educational Opportuntities Fund provides funds to advance education, research, and self-development for women and to foster equity and positive societal change.

The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund provides funding and a support system for women seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination.

AAUW-St. Lawrence County Branch, PO Box 909, Potsdam, NY 13676-0909.


Upcoming Events of Note:

February 2015 is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 5: "Game On!" for the 29th nnnual National Girls & Women In Sports Day celebraton. Wear a jersey or a themed shirt that shows your sport and your love for the game!

February 6: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation - An estimated 125 million girls and women alive today have been cut in 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

February 12: Branch Board meeting at SUNY Canton's Miller Campus Center - Room 208 in Room 346 at 4 pm.

February 14: One Billion Rising for Justice on V-Day

February 16: President's Day

February 20: Girl Day - Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day during DiscoverE

February 21: Join AAUW and the Potsdam Public Library for a DiscoverE Hour of Code activity from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. More information and to sign up from Sarah Sachs, Youth Services Librarian, Potsdam Public Library, or call 265-7230.


2014-15 Officers

  • AAUW Development VP: Sue Rice


    2014-15 Committee Chairs

  • St. Lawrence County College/University Partners:


    2014 AAUW-NYS Convention Awards for AAUW-St. Lawrence County Branch:


    Read the remarks of Mitzi Witchger, GREAT! who was the keynoter for our Celebrating 35 Years of Change: Title IX & Girls' & Women's Sports event on March 5, 2007. Hear an audio interview with her on NCPR!

    Read the Executive Summary of the KIDS at RISK: A North Country Forum, held on Sept. 24, 2005.

    Toxic Tide: No Place to Hide - A Preliminary Report on Cancer and the Environment in the North Country - from the 1998 Cross-Border Conference.

    See the lastest news from on AAUW STEM.



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    Updated January 31, 2015

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