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AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund

The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) works to combat sex discrimination in higher education and the workplace.
LAF initiatives include community and campus outreach programs, a resource library and online advocacy tools, a Legal Referral Network, and various research reports. LAF also provides support to workplace sex discrimination cases that have the potential to make a difference for all women.
Learn about LAF's Strategic Case Support Program

LAF provides case support to cases focused on a sex discrimination issue in the workplace or in academia that have the potential to set or reinforce precedent that will benefit women. Individuals can suggest such cases to LAF to support on a year-round, rolling basis. more »

Find Legal Advice

Use the online resource library to find legal advice on issues like pay discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and sexual harassment. Seek direct legal advice through the Legal Referral Network. more »

Apply for Funding to Hold a Campus Event

Through the LAF Campus Outreach grant, AAUW members can apply for up to $750 to hold a campus event on a sex discrimination topic. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis all year. more »

 

 

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund

 

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Progress in Equity Award

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