BCWAC receives ‘2015 Gateway to Equity Award’

Toni Hoffman and Susan McNamara, American Association of University Women-PA Public Policy Co-Chairs, presented the Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition (BCWAC) with the prestigious “2015 Gateway to Equity Award” on March 27th. Tam St. Claire, President of he BCWAC Board, accepted the award on behalf of the 36 Partner Organizations and over 100 individual Partners of the Coalition.

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BCWAC receives ‘2015 Gateway to Equity Award’

Toni Hoffman and Susan McNamara, American Association of University Women-PA Public Policy Co-Chairs, presented the Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition (BCWAC) with the prestigious “2015 Gateway to Equity Award” on March 27th. Tam St. Claire, President of he BCWAC Board, accepted the award on behalf of the 36 Partner Organizations and over 100 individual Partners of the Coalition.

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American Association of University Women (AAUW), Makefield Area Branch

The Makefield Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) welcomes all women who value education and who have achieved this goal by obtaining an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university. AAUW is a national organization whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

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American Association of University Women (AAUW), Makefield Area Branch

The Makefield Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) welcomes all women who value education and who have achieved this goal by obtaining an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university. AAUW is a national organization whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

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AAUW presents, “Quilts of the Underground Railroad”

In honor of Black History Month, Ruth Keiser will explain how quilting was used as a vehicle of communication during the Underground Railroad on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:00-9:00PM at Wesley Enhanced Living, 200 Veterans Lane, Doylestown. Using examples to illustrate the various techniques, our speaker will explain the hidden messages found within the needlework. The Doylestown area was an active part of this historical era from 1830 to 1860. New members are welcome – open to the public.

As a follow-up to the program, members may also be interested in visiting the quilt competition and display at the Village Gazebo in Peddler’s Village. The display is open to the general public until March 29 and admission is free.

To learn more about the American Association of University Women, a leading advocate of equity for women and girls since 1881, please go to www.aauw-pa.org or call 215-340-4088.

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Happy Birthday, Let’s Read Math!

This year, Let’s Read Math (LRM) celebrates its 10th anniversary. LRM started as a community outreach project of the Makefield Area Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Dr. Claire Passantino and volunteers from Makefield AAUW held their first LRM workshop at the Yardley Library in October 2004. Parents attended with their children to hear a good children’s book and do fun math activities.

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