Austin Republican Women (ARW) has existed for over 65 years as a powerful presence and strong political voice in our great State of Texas. Organized in 1955 by 10 Austin women, ARW has grown to be one of the largest and most influential Republican women’s groups in Central Texas and beyond.
Keen on political awareness and education, community involvement, and advancing Republican causes and ideals, the members of ARW work together to elect Republican candidates who seek local, state and national public offices. To that end, we maintain a robust calendar of events and program activities designed to inform, educate, involve and enthuse our members and their guests.
ARW’s monthly luncheons and events present provocative speakers who share unique insight on a variety of politically-related topics and current issues. Our Candidate Support program focuses on electing and supporting Republican candidate campaigns. Our Caring for America programs support our military troops, veterans and local communities, and our evening social events with spouses and guests are welcoming and fun.
About ARW Members
We are Central Texas women interested in volunteering time and passion to promote Republican causes and ideals. We come from all walks of life and all age groups. We live in Austin, Dripping Springs, Leander, Spicewood, Lakeway and then some. We are professional women, retired women, mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts and wives.
We offer an Associate Membership that is suitable for either men or for women who belong to another Texas Federation of Republican Women (TFRW) organization. Our connection is our shared belief in the mission of ARW and the desire to KEEP TEXAS RED!
Values and Beliefs
We believe …
… our strength comes from diversity of opinion, experience and culture.
… in the power of grassroots political activism.
… our legacy is developing political leaders for the future.
… women are the powerful forces for change in the 21st Century.
… in government that requires personal responsibility while protecting the worth of the individual.
ARW is a member of a network of Republican women’s organizations affiliated with the Texas Federation of Republican Women (TFRW) and the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW). Members of ARW are also members of TFRW and NFRW. Within Central Texas, there are other “local” TFRW groups. ARW is an official Political Action Committee (PAC) registered with the Texas Ethics Commission.
Isn’t It Time to JOIN US?
Now that you know all about us, why not register for an upcoming event OR just go ahead and become a member? You’ll become part of something bigger and grander when you do. You’ll join a statewide (and national) network of engaged Republican women who care about the future being built for our families and our great State of Texas. As an ARW member, you can help KEEP TEXAS RED!