The Community Projects committee focuses on activities
within Laguna Beach such as City Council, Laguna Beach
Live!, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Greenbelt, Laguna Canyon
Foundation, The Woman's Club, public schools, etc. They
often work on projects in coalition with other organizations, with
branch members serving as community liaison to other community organizations.
For more information contact Madeleine Peterson, Carol Reynolds, or Cindy Prewitt.
Members along with community volunteers help El
Morro elementary students build their English language skills
in two tutoring programs: Help-A-Child and The Learning Club.
For more information contact Peggie Thomas at 499-1817 or Barbara Antonacci.
AAUW Laguna Beach Foundation award scholarships to women scholars at both the high school and college level.
For more information contact Miriam Kranser or Nancy Lawrence.
Tech Trek is a math/science camp designed
to develop interests, excitement and self-confidnce in middle
school girls. The Laguna Beach Branch sponsors as many as seven
girls each year to attend Tech Trek camps, which are held
on college and university campuses throughout California.
Members volunteer their time to work with local teachers and candidate
girls to select the Tech Trek winners.
For more information contact Peggie Thomas or Eaine Lawson.
At various times members are asked to write letters
on national and state legislative issues within the AAUW public
policy guidelines. Members also participate in the Great
American Write-in annual event at UCI where AAUW is among
the cosponsoring organizations.
For more information contact Elsa Brizzi or Kim Salter.
AAUW Laguna Beach Branch members volunteer their
time to organize several events each year to raise funds for AAUW's
Educational Foundation, Legal Advocacy Fund and Tech Trek, as
well as local community outreach projects. These events
include the annual Literary Luncheon Festival of Women Authors, Holiday Wine Tasting and other events .
For information about the Literary Luncheon contact
Dr. Kimberlly Salter at 493-4423 or Veronica Nice at 494-7233..
For information about
the Leadership Dinner contact Jahn Levitt at 376-7675
Branch members may refer to the pages for contact
information. Others may e-mail the webmaster via the
Contact Us page.