The Reflections on Reading interest group will meet at 1pm, Thursday, November 2, to discuss Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance.
Remember, a 2015 film, will be discussed by the At the Movies interest group on Monday, November 6, at 7pm.
Co-sponsored by the AAUW Waukegan Area Branch, "Illinois Taxes and Our Pocketbooks" will feature Ralph Martire, executive director of the not-for-profit Center for Tax and Budget Accountability. The event is open to the public and will be held at Waukegan Township Park Place, 414 S. Lewis, Waukegan, at 6pm, Monday, November 13.
This month's WAB general meeting will be at 7pm, Tuesday, November 14, at the Gurnee Police Facility community room. James LaRue will address the topic "The Conflict Between Social Justice and Intellectual Freedom." Our general meetings are open to the public.
The Travelogue interest group's 7pm, Tuesday, November 28, meeting will feature a program on New Zealand, Sydney, and the Great Barrier Reef.
The At the Movies interest group will discuss the 2015 film Truth at 7pm, Monday, October 2.
Author Lisa Genova's novel Still Alice will be discussed by the Reflections on Reading interest group at 1pm, Thursday, October 5.
Join us at our 7pm, Tuesday, October 17, general meeting at the Gurnee Police Facility community room. Speaker/museum curator Elizabeth Carlson's topic will be "Speaking of Unmentionables: The Rise and Fall of Women's Underwear."
The Reflections on Reading interest group will meet at 1pm, Thursday, September 7, to discuss Amor Towles' novel A Gentleman in Moscow. Books and hostesses for the coming year will also be discussed.
Join us at the WAB general meeting/potluck brunch at 9:30am, Saturday, September 9, at the Gurnee Police Facility community room (Washington Street & O'Plaine Road). Our speaker will be Lisa Cherry of AAUW-IL, Inc, and the Gender Equity Fund. Cherry's topic will be The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap. Come to learn, socialize, and, of course, eat
The 2016 film 20th Century Woman will be discussed by the At the Movies interest group at 7pm, Monday, September 11.
Plans for the coming year will be made at the Travelogue interest group's 7pm, Tuesday, September 26, meeting.
The branch board will meet at on Thursday, September 28, at 7pm.
The Reflections on Reading interest group meets this month at 1pm, Thursday, June 1. Members are encouraged to give brief summaries of books to be considered for next year's choices. A book for September will be selected.
Chicago's Pullman Village Tour will be the destination of the Exploring Culture interest group on Sunday, June 4, at 1:30pm. The 90-minute tour costs $10 for adults, $7 for seniors/students. Learn more at http://pullmanil.org/tours.htm.
The film Secrets and Lies will be discussed by the At the Movies interest group at 7pm, Monday, June 5.
Tangerines(2015) will be discussed by the At the Movies interest group at 7pm, Monday, April 3.
Join the Equal Pay Day rally at noon, Tuesday, April 4, at Daley Plaza in Chicago!
The Reflections on Reading interest group will meet at 1pm, Thursday, April 6, to discuss The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom.
The Deerfield and Waukegan Area Branches of AAUW-IL, Inc., are hosting the annual Educational Opportunities Fund Brunch with Fellows at 11am, Saturday, April 8, at Lambs Farm in Libertyville. Come hear grant recipients. Cost is $22.
With the Lake County Bar Association, the Lake County League of Women Voters, WAB is co-sponsoring a panel discussion on The Justice Initiative at the North Shore Unitarian Church, 2100 Half Day Road, Deerfield. The 2pm, Sunday, April 9 event is free and open to the public.
The Travelogue interest group will hear about a Danube River cruise at its 7pm, Thursday, April 25, get-together.
The branch board will meet on Thursday, April 27, at 7pm.
The Reflections on Reading interest group meets this month at 1pm, Thursday, March 2, to discuss the historical novel The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs.
Betsey Means will portray Mother Jones at the Lake County Women's Coalition event at Bonnie Brook Golf Club, Saturday morning, March 4. Local scholarship recipients will be presented at this annual fundraising gala.
The film Learning to Drive will be discussed by the At the Movies interest group at 7pm, Monday, March 6.
The WAB general meeting - 7pm, Tuesday, March 14, Gurnee Police Facility Community Room - will feature a panel of local office holders discussing "All Politic Is Local." As always, the general meeting is open to the public. Hope you can make it!
With the League of Women Voters of Lake County, WAB is co-sponsoring two forums:
*Wednesday, March 15, 6pm, Miguel Juarez Middle School,Waukegan...school board candidates
*Sunday, March 19, 3pm, Park Place Senior Center, Waukegan...Waukegan mayoral candidates
The branch board will meet on Thursday, March 23, at 7pm.
China will be highlighted at the 7pm, Tuesday, March 28, meeting of the Travelogue interest group.
"Ingenuity & Creativity & Grit" is the title of our 7pm, Tuesday, February 14, general meeting at the Gurnee Police Facility community room. Two branch members will talk about their Peace Corps experiences. This meeting is open to the public. Hope you can make it!
The branch board will meet at 7pm, Thursday, February 23.
Cruising New England and Eastern Canada will be the topic of the Travelogue interest group at its 7pm, Tuesday, February 28, meeting.
Mission: AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Vision: AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy, and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.
Value Promise: By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women have a fair chance.
Diversity: In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
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This branch of The American Association of University Women was organized in 1928. The Waukegan Area Branch serves all communities in northeast Lake County, Illinois.
In addition to monthly general meetings - open to the public - WAB has interest groups (At the Movies, Book Review, Exploring Culture, Reflections on Reading, Travelogue) that are for branch members and guests.
The Waukegan Area Branch also has a community project called Baby Hats with Love that provides hats for newborn babies at a local hospital.
WAB is a founding member of the Lake County Women's Coalition.
In addition to participating in district, state, and national events, WAB is a planning partner in AAUW-IL Networking Luncheon and AAUW-IL Scholars Brunch.
The Waukegan Area AAUW 75th Anniversary Grant is administered by the national organization. Local scholarships are administered locally.
We hope to meet you soon!