Welcome to the West Harris County (TX) Branch of AAUW!

oct16October Member Meeting
Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.
Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter Drive

Anne Chandler, Director of Tahirih Justice Center – Houston
“Violence Against Women Is Intolerable”

As the Director of Tahirih’s Houston office, Anne provides strategic direction and manages Tahirih Houston’s staff of 12.  She has provided leadership for Tahirih Houston since the office first opened its doors in 2009 to protect immigrant women and girls fleeing violence in the Houston area. Anne serves on the board of the American Immigration Council and Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council. Prior to joining Tahirih, Anne was a Clinical Professor for the University of Houston Law Center. While there, she acted as the Interim Director of the Immigration Law Clinic. Prior to joining the Houston Law Center in 2003, she was the Director of Immigration Legal Services for the YMCA International Services of Greater Houston.

Pat Thomsen, Program Chair

October 29, 2016

The time is here!! Time for the best ball you do NOT attend!!

Each year the Harvest Moon Ball is held to solicit your support for harvesting funds for the advancement of equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research. These AAUW goals and accomplishments are funded by supporting the various AAUW funds. The coming invitation will provide more on the funds or check your AAUW Directory for information about each fund. Just write a check to AAUW Funds or the Fund of your choice and drop in the mail to Mary Kain, 195 Litchfield Lane, 77024 or Hazel Chahar, 5702 Ballina Canyon Lane, 77041.

Mary Kain & Hazel Chahar, Funds Vice-Presidents

Member News Notification

 Please notify Joanne Lane, Corresponding Secretary, about any member news that is important to share with the membership and has been authorized to share by the member involved.

To insure that you do not miss any communications from the Branch, please send updates or corrections to your contact information to Margaret Carlson at AAUW.Margaret.Carlson@gmail.com.