Advancing gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.

Through AAUW San Jose you will be able to

  • Support equity and education for women and girls
  • Advocate for societal change
  • Connect with your community
  • Create new friendships through interest groups

Women’s Equality Day Luncheon
August 23, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose

The Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women invite you to attend the Annual Equality Day Celebration at the Mexican Heritage Plaza on Friday, August 23rd, starting at 11:30 am. Ticket price is $75, but early bird tickets of $50 may be purchased through July 23. There are also limited student ($25) and senior ($40) tickets available. Purchase tickets here.

There will be a delicious, environmentally-friendly lunch with our local leaders dedicated to advancing the needs of women and girls. Attendees and speakers always include fascinating women who inspire.

This year’s theme is Spectacular at Every Stage. As we continue to stand up for Women’s Equality, we also celebrate the 99th year since the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Please show your support in the fight toward equality by attending this event! 

AAUW San Jose Fall Gathering and Kick-Off
for Members and Invited Guests
Saturday, September 14

9:30 -11:30 am
First Congregational Church
1980 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose (corner of Leigh and Hamilton)

Meet Tech Trek campers, Local Scholarship winners, one of our attendees to the National Conference of Collegiate Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) and hear Women’s Equality Leadership Commission 2020 Leader Sharon Bouska enlighten us in the history (and future) of universal women’s suffrage. She has the inside track on exciting events coming up to recognize the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

Come and see your AAUW friends, meet new friends and peruse the Branch interest group and Community Action Project (CAP) tables, and see what the Board has planned for the upcoming year.

Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration

August, 26, 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, where women took their rightful place in the voting booth. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution establishing the Woman’s Equality 2020 Leadership Council, of which Sharon Bouska from our Branch is a member. The first county-wide task force met November 14, 2018, where over 40 leaders from the community began an introductory session to plan what a centennial celebration would look like. For more about the council and a schedule of upcoming meetings, see the link on the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy website: Woman’s Equality 2020 Leadership Council. You can also check our BONFIRE newsletter for updates from our AAUW San Jose member on the Council, Sharon Bouska.



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