Join the Dearborn Branch


AAUW Mission: Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.

Thank you for your interest in AAUW-Dearborn,established in 1933.  Our branch has 110 members, including over fifteen who have been with this branch for 50 years or more. We support the mission of AAUW throughout the year through various programs and activities. By joining our voices with members from AAUW-Michigan and AAUW-National, our voices can be heard in Washington D.C. and around the world.

  • Make new friends by joining one of our Study and Interest Groups: book sale teams, epicureans, book clubs, film, international studies, and Bridge,Charity crafts, Women’s Voices, or Film Critics.
  • Membership events and activities typically meet September through June.
  • General meetings and programs are held monthly in various locations around Dearborn. Some events are held in the afternoon, others in the evening.
  • As a member you will receive an annual Information Directory with the year’s program, history, and branch/state contacts.
  • Members also receive a  newsletter, LEGACY, ten months of the year that includes reports, news items, meeting details.  Between issues of LEGACY, an ebuddy/email system is used for reminders and branch news.
  • AAUW-Dearborn mentors facilitate new members’ orientation.
  • Attendance at meetings and events is encouraged, but not required. Annual dues are $88 with a reduced fee of $59 available at community-wide events.
  • As a philanthropic group, we contribute to several educational and community programs.

                                   Let your voice be heard!

Join AAUW-Dearborn!                                 Commitment and Camaraderie!

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: VP Membership Nancy Rahrig at or 313 515 7411

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Welcome and congratulations on joining AAUW-Dearborn!

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Check Your Membership Category
___$88 Regular or Community Partner

___$39 Paid Life, Dual or National Member

___$59 Public Event or Half-Year (Jan.-March 15)

If you choose to make an additional donation:

Marge Powell Leadership Award      $______

For a paper copy of LEGACY ($10)             $______

Total Amount Enclosed (Dues and Donation)  $_________

Make check payable to AAUW-Dearborn.

Send form and check to: AAUW-Dearborn, P.O. Box 2498, Dearborn, MI 48123-2498.

Please check areas in which you may be interested:
_____Book Sale Team _____Website/Facebook/Blogging_____Publicity_____Epicureans_____Book Clubs_____International Relations Study_____Movies_____Art_____Bridge_____Mentor Students_____Carity Crafts_____Women’s Voices______ Film Critics_____Computer Skills

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The American Association of American Women (AAUW) strives  to end discrimination against women and girls through research, education, advocacy and philanthropy.
Undergraduates attending Henry Ford College and University of Michigan-Dearborn , as well as other nearby colleges and universities, are welcome to join and participate in the programs and events of the AAUW-Dearborn branch. E-student affiliate dues are  $6 per year (July-June).
• Learn more about important issues such as pay equity, human trafficking, STEM careers, and Title IX.
• Our major fundraiser is an annual used book sale in September. E-students may volunteer to help the Book Sale Team. Profits from the sale are used for local campus scholarships and to support community programs.
• E-students are notified by email of all branch programs and events through our monthly newsletter, the Legacy, and e-Buddy e-mails. They are encouraged to participate as much as their schedules allow.
• AAUW-National and State levels will also send electronic information about valuable opportunities and discounts.

To Join
First register for a free AAUW-National e-student affiliate membership online at <> .
You will receive an AAUW-National e-student affiliate number.
Then copy/paste/and fill out the branch application below and submit it with a check for $6 made out to AAUW-Dearborn. Mail it to AAUW-Dearborn, P.O. 2498, Dearborn, MI 48123.
Name___________________________________ Affiliate # __________ Date _________
Address_______________________________ City______________ Zip__________
Phone_________________________ E-mail_____________________________________
School attending__________________________________Graduation year____________
Major__________________________ Career field________________________________
Would you like to help with the annual book sale? ______

Questions or concerns? Contact:
VP Membership Nancy Rahrig  or 313 515 7411
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