making a difference for women SINCE 1881

making a difference for women SINCE 1881

making a difference for women SINCE 1881



Help support us financially with your donation. Your donation helps fund local scholarships, partnerships and operating costs.

Join Us

Become a member of our organization. We are always looking for energetic and talented people to assist in our association!

Our Newsletter

View the archives of our monthly newsletter, Ripples, dating back to 2016.

Our Focus

Work Smart & Start Smart: Salary Negotiation

Learn to successfully advocate for yourself — and help close the pay gap for women everywhere.

100 Years of Voting

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote.

Two Minute Activist

Send emails and texts to your legislators to fight for equal pay, family leave, stopping sexual harassment, equality in education and more.

Our Mission

View the various organization and efforts of where we are involved.

Discover the scholarships we fund and sponsor.

We track the effectiveness of our scholarships and scholarship awards outcomes.


We work to be advocates of the lesser-abled.

We’ve developed and built a great partnership with American River College.

Read our local strategic plan for AAUW-CHAR.

Learn about upcoming events and programs.

Find our upcoming programs and events.

You Can Be A Part Of Us…

Apply to become a member of our group today. We deeply enjoy involving like-minded people in our group, and we are happy to include you!

Our Upcoming Events

General Meeting Events – 2020/2021

Open to Member and General Public

women negotiating
Oct. 9th
Work Smart – Learn how to negotiate
your salary and more.
Oct. 14th
Learn about this year’s ballot.
Nov. 14th
Fashion Show – Suffragette Inspired Designs by ARC Designers
Dec. 12
Holiday Party and Speaker
Shot of a group of young business professionals having a meeting. Diverse group of young designers smiling during a meeting at the office.
Jan. 30
Interbranch Fundraiser

Message from AAUW-CHAR’S President

“Our strength is shown in our dedication, power in our tenacity, and commitment our actions.

As a part of the American Association for University Women, we strive to create an equal platform for opportunities and discussions across a multitude of subjects.

We want to help bridge the gap for issues including equal pay, pursuit of higher education, and paid family leave. We hope that you will join in these discussions with us!”

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