Branch Meetings and Programs
Monthly Branch Meetings are held each month (except January, June, July, and August). Check each month’s Twigs for further details. All meetings are open to visitors.
The dates and topics of Branch meetings for 2021-22 are listed below. For further information, click here.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 — Imagining a Different Life: The Power of Young Adult Novels. Presenter: Michele Bacon, author of Young Adult and Children’s Literature;
7:00 p.m. via Zoom
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 — The Equal Rights Amendment.
Presenter: Paula Johnson Purdue, teacher, lobbyist, activist; 7:00 p.m. via Zoom or Hybrid Zoom at Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane St., Glen Ellyn
Friday, October 8, 2021 –– Fundraising Walk for the Branch Educational Opportunities Fund. Our fundraising walk will take place at Hidden Lake Forest Preserve on Route 53 just south of Butterfield Road in Downers Grove. The walk will be about 2-½ miles around two scenic small lakes. At this writing, masks are optional, but have one handy. We will gather at 9:00 am in the parking lot area to the left as you enter the park. 9:00 a.m., Hidden Lakes Forest Preserve (Parking Lot), Downers Grove
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 — How We Left It All Behind: A Traveling Retirement. Presenter: Dr. Winifred Creamer, Archeology Professor Emeritus, Northern Illinois University; 7:00 p.m., Location: TBD
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 — December Winter Banquet. Time: TBD, Reserve 22 Restaurant, 485 Winchell Way, Village Links, Glen Ellyn
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 — Africatown/Clotilda. Presenter: Anderson Flen, native of Africatown, Alabama; 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 — Dead Folks Do Tell Tales. Presenter: Dr. Anne Grauer, Professor of Anthropology, Loyola University, Chicago; 7:00 p.m., Location: TBD
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 — Brazil: Why Does Your Country Get to Be So Rich, While Ours Is So Poor? Presenter: Dr. Anne G. Hanley, Professor of History, Northern Illinois University; 7:00 p.m., Location: TBD
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 — Interfaith Tolerance & Education. Presenter: Tabassum Haleem, CEO Islamic Networks Group; 7:00 p.m., Location: TBD
May- TBD — May Banquet
AAUW Regional Conference: TBD
AAUW State Conference: TBD