Branch Programs

Upcoming Lakewood AAUW Branch Programs

All programs (except the December Holiday Social) are located at Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling Street, Lakewood, CO and are open to the public.

Gratitude – The glass is always half full”
By Colorado AAUW Co-President Stormy McDonald
Thursday, November 8th, Holy Shepherd Church, 920 Kipling
6:30 pm social and 7 pm meeting
Stormy McDonald has experienced more than her share of life’s ups and downs. As November is a time Americans traditionally think of gratitude and thankfulness, Stormy will share her journey and reflect upon how life’s challenges impact us, for better or for worse. Join us to hear her story and also share some of your challenges. May Lakewood AAUW be a village for all of us whenever needed.Don’t forget:
Guests (friends, family, neighbors, etc.)
Books and $$$ for Books for Bucks
$10 cash or check for King Soopers gift card
$5 cash or check for scrubbies
Non-perishable food items for the Action Center

 

Holiday Social – Thursday, December 13
For members only


Past Lakewood AAUW Branch Programs

December 7
Holiday Party (for members only)

January 11
“From State Geologist to Women’s Healthcare Champion” with Vicki Cowart,
Executive Director and CEO, Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains, 7pm at Holy Shepherd Church, 920 Kipling, Lakewood. Social at 5:30. Comfort foods potluck at 6 pm.

February 3
AAUW Colorado Public Policy Day,
Sat., Feb. 3, Golden Hotel in Golden CO.  Theme: “Human Trafficking — It’s Closer Than You Think.”

March 8 
“Immigration 101”
Understanding Immigration Issues Presented by: Professor Violeta Raquel Chapin, CU Law School, Immigration Lawyer Thursday, March 8, Holy Shepherd Church, 9th and Kipling, Lakewood Social at 6:30 pm, Program at 7:00 pm.

April 12
“From Town Hall to the UN and Beyond: An AAUW Journey”
Lakewood AAUW invites the public to hear AAUW Colorado President Amy Blackwell present “From Town Hall to the UN and Beyond: An AAUW Journey”.  This meeting takes place on Thursday, April 12, at 7 pm at Holy Shepherd Church, 920 Kipling, Lakewood; social time from 6:30 – 7 pm.

May 10
“Community Colleges of the Future”
Dr. Michele Haney, President of Red Rocks Community College (RRCC), will speak on “Community Colleges of the Future” on Thursday, May 10, from noon to 1:00 pm in Room 1013 at the main RRCC campus at 13300 W. 6th Avenue. Social/lunch is at 11:30. Beverages and cookies will be provided; attendees may bring a brown bag lunch. The public is invited to join Lakewood AAUW as we learn about RRCC and community colleges in general and their critical role in higher education today, tomorrow, and beyond. That role is invaluable in meeting the needs of students and employers, especially as traditional four year colleges become even more unaffordable for many students.

“Talking Ed”with Dr. Jason Glass, Jeffco Schools Superintendent Thursday, September 13 at 7:00 pm
5:30 pm – Social time; 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Salad by committee
Holy Shepherd Church, 920 Kipling, Lakewood

Dr. Jason Glass, Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent, will speak to us about achievements, opportunities, and challenges taking place within Jeffco schools.
Guests are welcome and encouraged to join us for both dinner and the program.

Ballot Issues – Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 pm
6:30 pm – Social Time
Holy Shepherd Church, 920 Kipling, Lakewood
Former Colorado State Senator Betty Boyd will moderate this discussion of several important ballot issues. The public is invited to join us in becoming informed voters.