Welcome to the St. Augustine, FL Branch of AAUW!

The St. Augustine Branch of the AAUW –

  • Was instrumental in the building of the first library in St. Johns County.
  • Spearheaded the formation of Learn to Read in St. Johns County.
  • Established scholarships for students who have completed their first year of college.
  • Initiated a Read-A-Loud Program in local schools.


Lunch Bunch – Thursday, June 21

Lunch Bunch is meeting on Thursday, June 21st at 1PM at the Beaches Restaurant located at 254 Vilano Road, St. Augustine, FL 32084. The lunches are open to all members and their friends. No meeting or agenda, just good food and conversation. Please email Debbie Brinsfield at cdbrins@yahoo.com if you would like to come so she can add your name to the reservation list. Hope to see you there!



Special Note: Report For Download

Women, Economic Insecurity and Aging in the Florida Sunshine

Mary Gatta, PhD City University of New York- Guttman 2018

A Report for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) St. Augustine and Jacksonville Branches

You may also download the handout: Florida Handout
And – an excellent article from the Sarasota Herald Tribune is here:
Older Women’s  Economic Insecurity



Tuesday, June 19th


Know Your Rights: Workplace Sexual Harassment



Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII is a federal law that prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion, and it applies to employers with 15 or more employees, including federal, state, and local governments. Even with Title VII’s protections, many people across the country still face sexual harassment in their workplaces.

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