Join Us to Hear Brad Avakian
Saturday, February 7th 10:00 a.m. – Medford Library
205 South Central Avenue, Medford, OR Social: 9:30 am, Program and Questions 10 am, Business Meeting: 11:15 am
The Medford Branch of American Association of University Women has scheduled Brad Avakian to speak at their meeting February 7, 2015. We are eager to hear what Mr. Avakian can tell us about working women in Oregon, now and in the future, equal pay for equal work, solving the problems of the workers and other messages which he wishes us to know.As Commissioner of Labor and Industries, Brad Avakian works to strengthen our state’s economy and workforce with smart targeted investment in career and technical education.
Since the 1930s, the Medford, Oregon branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has served our community, advancing advocacy, education and equity for women. Our Branch, together with other community organizations, has helped to establish and further some of the most esteemed institutions and cultural events in Jackson County. We offer fellowship, networking, leadership training and lifelong friends. Our members enjoy opportunities to meet and have fun with others of like interests from antiques to books to international cuisine and much more through our interest groups. From working to improve the lives of thousands to helping one homeless teen, this is what we do.
Nationally, AAUW has been empowering women as individuals and as a community since 1881. For more than 130 years, it has worked as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners.
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AAUW membership is open to any graduate who holds an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution. By joining AAUW, you belong to a community with strong local roots as well as statewide and national reach to break through educational and economic barriers for women and girls.