About Us

Our Branch

The Hayward/Castro Valley Branch of the AAUW invites you to join us in our support of issues important to the status and well-being of women. Founded in 1941, our branch has been active in the community for over 75 years.

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission.  To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education and advocacy.

Vision.  Equity for all.

Values.  Nonpartisan.  Fact-based.

Our Goals

AAUW sponsors research into gender equity in education and business; provides legal advocacy and financial support to women facing discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace or in schools of higher education; provides grants and fellowships to graduate women; and publishes important research about issues such as financial literacy, science and technical training and pay equity.

Our Bylaws

The Hayward/Castro Valley Branch is a Non Profit Mutual Benefit Corporation organized under California law.  The corporation is formed for the purpose of engaging in any lawful act or activity for which a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation may be organized under the law.  Specifically, it is formed for advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.  The branch shall promote the work of the corporation’s national organization, AAUW. View our bylaws here.