2023-2024 Meetings and Events

AAUW Ashland MEETINGS AND EVENTS 2023 – 2024

Our mission is to advance gender equity for women and girls
through research, education, and advocacy.

Celebration of Scholars

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Rogue River Room
Stevenson Union
SOU Campus
Time: 5:30 pm

Branch Meetings

Branch meetings are held on the 4th Saturday of each month except 3rd Saturday in November. No meeting in December.

Where and When:
First United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall
175 N. Main St., Ashland.
Hospitality 10 am
Meeting: 10:30 am – Noon.

Branch Meeting Programs




DECEMBER Holiday Party: date and location TBD

JANUARY 27: Public Policy Program 



APRIL 27: Presidents’ Meeting

MAY 25:

“BIG IDEAS” Discussion Series

Presented by AAUW Ashland & Jackson County Library Services
Free public programs,
1st Tuesdays, 4 – 5:30 pm

Gresham Room, Ashland Public Library,
410 Siskiyou Blvd

SEPTEMBER 5, 2023 — “New Approaches to End-of-Life Care.” Latest development in palliative care: hospice, in-hospital, at-home, or residential facilities.

  • Dwight Wilson, Administrator; Celia’s House in Holmes Park
  • Elizabeth (Lizzy) Harmon, MD, Asante Cancer Center

OCTOBER 3, 2023 — “The Future of Ashland Schools.” What does it mean when we have fewer kindergarteners than high schoolers – and where do charter/alternative schools fit in?

  • Erika Bare, Assistant Superintendent, Ashland Public Schools
  • Eva Skuratowicz, Ashland School Board, Director, Position #3

NOVEMBER 7, 2023 — “The 21st Century Evolution of Criminal Justice in Oregon.” What do average citizens need to know and understand

  • Lorenzo Mejia, Judge, Jackson County Circuit Corte (retired)

JANUARY 2, 2024 — “Our Affordable Housing Challenge.” What’s the current state of affairs – and what’s ahead on the municipal, count and state levels.

  • Pam Marsh, Oregon House of Representatives, District 5
  • Brandon Goldman, Community Development Director, City of Ashland

FEBRUARY 6, 2024 — “Get to Know BASE (Black Alliance and Social Empowerment).” What are the group’s goals particularly for its Police liaison panel

  • Sabrina Prud’homme, BASE Board President and Police Liaison Committee member

MARCH 5, 2024 — “Rose of Rogue Valley Wine Industry.”

AAUW Ashland Board Calendar

Board Meetings
United Methodist Church
Library Room
Time 4 – 5:30 pm
First Monday of the Month

August 28, September 25, October 30, November 20,
January 29, February 26, march 25, April 29, May 27

Board Retreat
Same Location
Saturday, June 22, 10 am – 1 pm with potluck