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AAUW Ohio Equity Day and Convention 2012

When: Equity Day is Saturday, April 14, and Convention is Sunday, April 15.

Where:  Findlay Inn, 200 East Main Cross Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840

Accommodations: Special room rate at the Findlay Inn is $84 and includes breakfast. Reservation code: AAUW. Make your reservation by March 31 to get this special rate. Call 800-825-1455 and mention AAUW.

Cost: The cost for each day is $60, which includes breaks and lunch. The cost for both days is $120. The optional Saturday evening Awards Banquet is $30.

Registration and Payment: Complete the Equity Day and Convention Registration Form and submit it with your check – or pay using PayPal  — by March 29. Add $10 for registrations submitted after March 29. Plan to bring first-timers so they can meet state board members, make friends and participate in the Silent Auction to benefit AAUW Funds.

Program: Get the AAUW Ohio Equity Day and Convention 2012 Program. Download the detailed schedule for the full two days as a PDF. Includes breakout session options.

Getting there: Easy access from I-75. Get driving directions.

Hosts: Branches in the Northwest District will be your host. Plan to bring some first-timers so they can see and hear what we are doing, meet state board members, make new friends, and participate in the Silent Auction, with all proceeds going to the AAUW Funds.

Lisa Maatz

Overview of the two-day event

The theme is Building a Strong Community:  Leading, Advocating and Educating  at this two-day event held at the Findlay Inn.  The AAUW Ohio 17th Annual Equity Day and 88th Annual Convention and Meeting promises to be a weekend focused on the AAUW vision and mission, featuring Ohio’s own Lisa Maatz, AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations.

Topics include:

• Public Education in Ohio

• Women’s Health Issues

• Community Partnership Building

• Women in the Military and their Families

• Voting Issues

• Pay Equity Issues

• AAUW Public Policy and Reproductive Choice

• Partner Violence

• Social Networking

• Diversity Issues

• Women and Leadership

All-Conference Read

What: Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch as the all-conference read.

When: Friday, April 13, at 8 p.m. at the Findlay Inn. Dr. Holly Norton from the University of Northwestern Ohio will lead the discussion.

Schedule: 17th Annual Equity Day
Saturday, April 14, at The Findlay Inn

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Registration and Silent Auction Item Check-In

5:30 Social Hour and Silent Auction

7:00 Dinner – BGSU President Mary Ellen Mazey

Join us for an after-dinner reception in the Presidential Suite.

Schedule: 88th Annual Convention
Sunday, April 15, at The Findlay Inn

8–11 a.m. Registration and Credentialing

2 p.m. Adjournment

Get the AAUW Ohio Equity Day and Convention 2012 Program: Get the detailed schedule for the full two days. Includes breakout session options.

More AAUW Ohio Equity Day and Convention 2012 Links:

  • Look for yourself and your friends — or just to see what you missed at the AAUW Ohio Equity Day and Convention 2012, April 14-15 at the Findlay Inn by browsing the 40 photos posted on Facebook.
  • You can also read our Twitter and Facebook posts put up live from our two-day event. On Twitter, search for the hashtag #OHaauw12.
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