AAUW La Mesa-El Cajon Branch

We typically hold general meetings on second Saturdays from September through June in Foothills United Methodist Church (King Hall), 4031 Avocado Blvd., La Mesa  91941. We socialize and enjoy refreshments from 9:30, and start the meeting at 10 am. (In the list below, NSP = National Strategic Plan.)

May 4, 2024 – Topic: Scholarship Fundraiser, Author’s Luncheon, Silent Auction & Raffle at Handlery Hotel, 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego 92108
Author: Linda Moore, author of Attribution & the soon-to-be-released novel Five Days in Bogotá
NSP: Governance & Sustainability

May 11, 2024 – Topic: Wiser Together-World Café, Slate of Officers, Annual General Meeting
Theme: Favorite Country Apparel
NSP: Implement continuous improvement & best practices in governance, inclusion & organizational functioning.

June 8, 2024 – Topic: Looking Forward, Looking Back; Installation of Officers, Review of the Year, 5-Star Achievement
Theme: Tropical; Location TBA
NSP: Governance & Sustainability

Past Meetings

September 9, 2023 – Topic: STEM Leadership, Tech Trek participants presentation, Membership Drive
Theme: College (shirt or colors)
NSP: STEM/Leadership

October 14, 2023 –Topic: Empowering the Underserved, Spotlight on Special Activities & Board Committees, Two-Minute Activist
Theme: Western Motif
NSP: Equal access to all levels of education

November 11, 2023 – Topic: Is the Judicial System Fair & Unbiased? Also, presentation of scholarship recipients
Theme: Law and Order; colors: navy blue & paprika
NSP: Protect & expand compliance with Title IX & other civil rights laws across all U.S. states & territories.

December 9, 2023 – Topic: Winter Celebration
Community impact opportunity – Good Shepherd Ministry
Musical group – Cantate
Theme: Winter colors
NSP: Economic Security

January 13, 2024 – Topic: FUND, Grant Recipient, Named Gift Honoree Presentation
Theme: Shades of Red as Fund is The Heart of AAUW
NSP: Creating inclusive Career Pathways

February 10, 2024 – Topic: Inclusion vs. Belonging, Diversity & Inclusion, Why Now?
Theme: Rainbow colors
NSP: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

March 9, 2024 – Topic: Women in Charge, Empowering Women Through Leadership, Speech Trek Winner Presents, Acknowledge Women in History
Theme: Mardi Gras – Green, Purple, Gold; Mask Contest
NSP: Grow educational pathways for all women, especially those leading to high-earning careers.

April 13, 2024 – Topic: Branch Financial Sustainability, Focus on FUN-raising
Theme: Green
NSP: Enhance financial sustainability by increasing & diversifying revenue.