Public Policy – Take Action!

Now is the time to become an advocate. Here are some easy tools.

  • From AAUW:  AAUW Action Alerts, 2 Minute Activist from
  • Daily Action for your smartphone: text ACTION to: 228466. They will send you a message to include your zip code and then you will receive a daily message notifying you who to call.
  • 5 Calls – go to for more information. You can also download the application to your smartphone from either the Apple App Store or Google Play. 5 Calls provides phone numbers and scripts so calling is quick and easy. It also uses your location to find your local representatives so your calls have more impact.
  • Resistbot: text RESIST to 50409. Resistbot asks for your name and information to find your elected officials. It then turns your text messages into daily letters to Congress. Go to for more information.

AAUW of Illinois Public Policy Page