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Trump Administration Tries to Dismiss Challenge To DeVos’ Rollback of Protections for Survivors of Sexual Violence. ERA Presses Ahead With Case.

June 9, 2018 | by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, June 9, 2018   CONTACTS For Equal Rights Advocates: Delia Coleman, 415.575.2396, dcoleman@equalrights.org For Democracy Forward: Charisma Troiano, 202.701.1781,...
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Equal Rights Advocates Sues Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education: Campus Sexual Misconduct and Violence is Gender Discrimination

January 25, 2018 | by

Achieving gender justice and equity is a key part in the broader fight for human rights and social justice. In 1976, Equal Rights Advocates led appellate briefing to clarify that Title IX prohibits...
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High Schoolers Need to Know Their IX

July 19, 2017 | by

This post was written by ERA summer intern Yasmina Malouf. June 23 marked the 45th birthday of Title IX, a federal law that requires gender equity in schools. Title IX states that “No person in the...
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Building a Culture of Equity for All Girls in Our K-12 Schools

October 19, 2016 | by

Educators in our K-12 schools are charged not just with imparting knowledge to students, but with shaping their social behavior. What happens at school impacts girls profoundly, affecting not only...
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Athletes being denied due process in Title IX investigations?

August 21, 2016 | by

Senior Staff Attorney Rebecca Peterson-Fisher appeared on ESPN’s Outside the Lines to discuss the federal case Neal v. CSU-Pueblo, which challenges the way colleges across the country handle Title IX... read more

Standing Up for Title IX in Federal Court

July 25, 2016 | by

Equal Rights Advocates, joined by a dozen women’s rights and survivor advocacy organizations around the country, filed an amicus brief last week in Neal v. Colorado State University-Pueblo, one of...
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Client Update: Cal Women’s Field Hockey

May 9, 2016 | by

Today, the University of California at Berkeley announced officially that Underhill Field is open and available for use by our clients, members of the women’s field hockey team. This announcement...
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The University of California’s Sexual Assault Crisis

April 30, 2016 | by

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is coming to a close, but the fight to end sexual harassment and assault in schools and workplaces is far from over. At ERA, we know from decades of experience...
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Oakland Unified and Alliance for Girls Team Up to Disrupt the School to Prison Pipeline

March 7, 2016 | by

Across the country, students of color — and black girls in particular — are suspended at much higher rates than white students. Suspension has the power to not only damage a student’s future...
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Feminist Reads This Week

February 18, 2016 | by

A graduate of Harvard College is suing the school for failing to respond to multiple reports of abuse and sexual assault by a male student and requests to have the student moved to a different...
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