American Association of University Women. The New Jersey Statewide Nontraditional Career Assistance Center would like to proudly congratulate the AAUW for 120 years of wonderful work, and hope for continuous success in promoting equity. For more information about AAUW please view their websites:

  • AAUW-NJ (State level)
  • AAUW Association (National level)
  • IFUW, International Federation of University Women

Women's Equality Summit. The National Council of Women's Organizations along with the support of its 150 organizational members plan a conference. Advocates who are interested in ending poverty are strongly encouraged to join for the Women's Equality Summit and Congressional Action Day at the nation's capital. The two days will highlight the need for increased economic security for women and families, including this country and around the world. If you are interested in registering for this gathering, log on to the web site and you will find current information such as fees, registration, and hotel rates. OR for specific information about the Summit and copies of the brochure, please call the NCWO at (202) 393-7122.

No Child Left Behind. Under the U.S. Department of Education, President George W. Bush signs landmark education reforms into law to make sure that No Child is Left Behind. Information can be found by visiting the web page His quote: The federal role in education is not to serve the system. It is to serve the children can be noted as a central idea for President Bush's motivation in working with Congress for helping every child across America. These reforms express my deep belief in our public schools and their mission to build the mind and character of every child, from every background, in every part of America. (President George W. Bush).

What is Feminism? Is this another taboo word that we should pre-warn our young sons about? Absolutely not, says the Feminist Majority Foundation. We should, in fact educate everyone rather than treat it like it is a bad attitude. The Feminist Majority Foundation defines feminism as the policy or advocacy of political, economic, and social equality for women. They also view feminism as a global movement dedicated to equality and seeks to eliminate discrimination of all kinds sex, race, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, and marital status. This foundation also advocate nonviolence and work to eliminate social and economic injustice. For more information on the Feminist Majority Foundation, please feel free to visit their website at

Equity Loan

Home equity loan is a kind of financial loan in which the borrower operates the equity in their home as monetary deposit. These loans are useful to help sponsor major home restoration, prescription bills or college preparation. A home equity loan creates a lien against the borrower's house building, and reduces actual home equity.

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