Legal Advocacy

The Legal Advocacy Fund, abbreviated as LAF, is the nations largest legal fund focused solely on sex discrimination in higher education. The Legal Advocacy Fund provides funding and support for women seeking judicial redress for sexual harassment, pay inequity, denial of tenure, inequality in women’s athletics, and other forms of sex discrimination on campus. With assets of over $1,000,000, LAF supports plaintiffs through financial case support, and a network of volunteer attorneys and social scientists available for consultation.

For more information about LAF, our branch’s involvement and branch members’ cases, contact LAF VP, AAUW Palo Alto.

Contributions to LAF are tax deductible and will help balance the scale in Academia.

paragraph_separatorLegal Advocacy Fund Grants and Support

The Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) works to challenge sex discrimination in higher education and the workplace. Our resources range from community outreach programs to backing of major cases.

For more information about LAF and its case support, go to the American Association of University Women website. For information about other recent LAF cases, see the recent AAUW LAF Update.

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