Welcome to the Sacramento Branch of AAUW

Sacramento Branch of AAUW Presents

“The Rights Stuff” Episode Seven

The Right to Choose What We Read-

Author’s Luncheon on Book Banning

Lights, Camera, Action!!

Saturday April 20, 2024 – 11a.m   

North Ridge Country Club, 7600 Madison Ave., Fair Oaks

Before April 9-

  • Make your choices on the reservation form and mail it to arrive no later than April 12.
  • Write a personal check payable to AAUW Sacramento for $32.
  • Gather friends to come with you, based on Zip Code listings in the Membership Directory.
  • Think of questions for our panelists.

On April 20-

  • Listen to our panelists: Justin Azevedo, youth materials selector for the Sacramento Public Library, and Brenna Bellavance from Underground Books.
  • Participate in the quizzes and questions.
  • Browse and buy books from Underground Books.
  • Enjoy the lovely North Ridge Country Club and all it offers.

After April 20 on your own or with others-

  • Start a Banned Book Club.
  • Suggest a banned book for your book group.
  • Read a new-to-you banned book.
  • Check out the Book Den for titles.
  • Explore options such as Saclibrary.org has :”Let’s Talk About Banned Books”.

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AAUW Sacramento Branch Author’s Luncheon

Name                                              ______________________________
 (Print, Last, First)

Your email address here:                                                                           

YES! I plan to attend the Author’s Luncheon on April 20 at 11 AM. My reservation must be received no later than April 12.

Meal Choices (circle one in each category):

Main:          Thai Chicken Salad     or  Chicken Piccata     or   Pasta Primavera

Dessert:     Limoncello Cake     or    Fruit Cup

Make your selections. Mail this form and payment of $32 to AAUW Sacramento c/o            Margaret Steinberg, Reservations Coordinator. Margaret’s address can be found in the Membership Directory.

Note: Payment at the door will not be accepted.

Sacramento AAUW Presents This Year’s Theme:

“The Rights Stuff”  2023-2024 Branch Programs

*** Lights, Cameras, Action ***

Be sure to check your latest issue of Capital Ideas for details and updates!!

  • Saturday April 20, 2024 – The Right to choose what we read (Author’s Luncheon)
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024 – The Right to celebrate our year and ourselves

Rights we’ve already covered:
-Saturday, March 16, 2024 – The fight for civil rights is active in a community near you
-Saturday, February 10, 2024 – Speech Trek Contest by high school students
-Saturday, January 20, 2024 – Luncheon with AAUW Fellows
-Saturday, January 13, 2024 –  Speech Trek Challenge
-Saturday, December 9, 2023 – The Right to Education: Luncheon with Scholarship Recipients
Saturday, November 4, 2023 – The Right to Personal Safety and Second Chances
-Saturday, October 14, 2023 – The Equal Rights Amendment and Reproductive Rights
-Saturday, September 23, 2023 –  The Right to equal opportunity

Tool Kit for ACTION (as of October 2023): Click <here>.

Membership Resource Guidebook

Click here for this handy guide on our branch has to offer and who we are

AAUW’s Action Network

AAUW Sacramento encourages all members to actively support and engage with AAUW’s national public policy directives to achieve equity for women and girls. To access AAUW’s Action Network, especially the Two-Minute Activist, click here.

AAUW’s Work Smart Program

To learn about and share AAUW’s Work Smart Program, which provides women with tools to successfully advocate for themselves, click here. Help close the pay gap for women everywhere.