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NY Times: The Takedown of Title IX

December 5, 2017 | by

The NY Times covered Title IX in this nuanced piece, discussing in part how destroying Title IX opens the door to pull down other crucial civil rights laws such as Title VII, VI.

ERA’s Initiative to End Sexual Violence in Education (ESVE) was also highlighted. 

This November, Equal Rights Advocates held the first leadership meeting of the Initiative to End Sexual Violence in Education, a new national network of attorneys and activists to defend Title IX that will train hundreds of new lawyers, establish a hotline to gather complaints and file suit either against schools failing to uphold Title IX rights or on behalf of those who might come under attack from the new Office for Civil Rights. “If the O.C.R. won’t defend Title IX,” Farrell says, “we will.”

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