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  • Fights discrimination based on gender, race/ethnicity, disability, and level of family income. Workshops and training institutes for educators, school administrators, and parents; research projects to strengthen education programs, especially science and math; resources for women and girls with disabilities.
  • AAUW Offers a wide variety of scholarships and grants to students and professionals via Education Fund.  Legal Advocacy Fund (part of the AAUW Educational Foundation) provides financial and technical support to students, faculty, staff, and administrators in cases challenging discriminatory practices such as sexual harassment, denial of tenure or promotion, pay inequity, and inequality in women's athletics programs. Issue resources on pay equity, tenure, sexual assault and harassment on campus, Title IX available online.
  • Activities include research, advocacy, leadership development and programming development. Goal of these projects is to increase gender equality in school sports.
  • Has education, advocacy and leadership programs. Reports on Title IX, teen pregnancy, sexual harassment, and health and fitness, as well as numerous newspaper articles, are available on website. Visitors to website can submit questions via email.
  • Harassment Resolution Services works to end sexual harassment and abuse in schools, universities, graduate programs, and for teens victimized at work, by educating the public about sexual harassment and bullying, providing free advocacy assistance for  victims, and offering other information and resources to resolve harassment issues.
  • National nonprofit organization that trains and supports grassroots student activists in efforts to win improvements in the sexual assault policies at their colleges and universities. Provides legal information to universities about rape and reaches out to academic departments, students, administrators and faculty.
  • Nonprofit organization that educates campus communities about crime, provides legal guidance to families and victims, and sponsors anti-crime initiatives.  Case law regarding Title IX, school security records access, and hazing accessible through website.
  • Aims to raise awareness about sexual misconduct in schools, encourage victims to report incidents and help them recover. Information about contacting local and national legislators, reporting abuse and Title IX in elementary schools is available on website. Also provides legal referrals.
  • Investigates and resolves complaints of discrimination in education.  See website for regional centers and information about filing a complaint.
  • Terrific resource and action center on issues of educational equity and Title IX. Definitions, information, research, and links.
  • Nonprofit coalition dedicated to improving educational opportunities for girls and women. Public education about issues concerning equal rights for women and girls in education; monitors enforcement of laws promoting gender equity in education; research and policy analysis.  Website has info about laws and policies, and issues affecting women’s equal access to education and athletics.
  • Public service, informational campaign designed to educate the public about Title IX. Explains the regulations in easy-to-understand language with cases studies, provides local community Title IX resources, links to many governmental and educational organizations for more detailed information and advocacy.

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