Welcome to the Greater Whittier Area Branch of AAUW!

This is the official information website and monthly newsletter site for the Greater Whittier Area of AAUW. Our members live and work in Hacienda Heights, La Habra, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Montebello, Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, Whittier or other surrounding communities. AAUW was founded in 1881, is open to all graduates who hold an associate, baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Membership in the Whittier Branch includes affiliation with our state and national organizations. You are invited to attend any of our meetings as a guest. Our members are more than happy to answer any questions you may have about the Branch and how you can join. Please go to our “Contact Us” page to find out further information and the “Meetings” and/or “Calendar of Events” page for the time and location of our next meeting or event. We invite you to join our Whittier Branch. AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.

We meet at 11:30 AM on the second Saturday of most months at the Elks Lodge,  13620 Whittier Boulevard, Whittier CA 90605-1901. Located on the Southwest corner of Whittier Boulevard and Barton Road. 1258_LodgeFront_320x240 Directions: Going West on Whittier Boulevard make a left turn at the light on Laurel Avenue and a left turn at the first corner at Oak Street. Entrance to the parking lot is off of Oak Street or Barton Road. Reservations for the luncheon may be made by contacting:  Dede Shatzen at 562-696-2910 or online at whittieraauwreserv@yahoo.com All reservations and cancellations must be in by Tuesday, before the Saturday meeting.  Any cancellations after that date will be charged for the meal.


The Vision Statement of AAUW

The purpose of AAUW is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.