Title IX

Court Finds Sweetwater Union High School District Failed to Correct Title IX Violations – Contempt Finding Possible

Court Finds Sweetwater Union High School District Failed to Correct Title IX Violations – Contempt Finding Possible FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicky Barker, Legal Director, California Women’s Law Center: 323-951-9276, vicky.barker@cwlc.org Sara Feldman, Communications Manager, Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center: 415-593-0071, sfeldman@las-elc.org (San Diego, CA, March 28, 2014) U.S. District Court Judge M. James Lorenz
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Winter 2014 Update

IN THIS ISSUE: Speaker Series – CWLC launches our Distinguished Guest Speaker Series with Erwin Chemerinsky and David Codell, Defending a Victim of Military Sexual Assault, “Cruz v. Alhambra”, Staff in the Community

Alhambra High School Reaches Compliance with Settlement Agreement in Landmark Title IX Case

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACTS: Vicky Barker, California Women’s Law Center (323) 951-9276, vicky.barker@cwlc.org.   Elizabeth Kristen, The Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (510) 501-4692, ekristen@las-elc.org.   Brad Walsh, Title IX Coordinator, Alhambra Unified School District (626) 943-3520. walsh_brad@ausd.us   Alhambra High School Reaches Compliance with Settlement Agreement in Landmark Title IX Case Female
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Fall 2013 Update

IN THIS ISSUE: Veterans – CWLC is working every day to serve women veterans and ensure that they have access to the services and benefits they have earned. Pregnant Students – Fighting against discrimination, CWLC enforced Title IX and fought for a pregnant student who was barred from attending class. New Staff – CWLC welcomes two new staff members to our team to bolster our communications and organizational development. CWLC History – Twenty years ago, CWLC was instrumental in establishing guidelines to create gender equity in the LAPD.

CALIFORNIA WOMEN’S LAW CENTER ENFORCES TITLE IX, COMPELLING SCHOOL TO ALLOW PREGNANT STUDENT TO COMPLETE PROGRAM AND GRADUATE ON TIME

Date: September 26, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Andrew DeBlock andrew.deblock@cwlc.org   LOS ANGELES – Today, the California Women’s Law Center (CWLC) announced that Tiffany Rollins, a student in the Veterinary Technology Program at Yuba College, has successfully completed her coursework and earned an Associate of Science Degree in Veterinary Technology. Ms. Rollins was the
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CWLC and Partners Inspect Castle Park High School for Title IX Compliance

On September 3rd, 2013 attorneys from the California Women’s Law Center joined attorneys from the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and other experts for a court ordered site visit to determine if the school has come into Title IX compliance as required under our class action law suit. [fbalbum url=”https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151716986742529.1073741828.31672397528&type=1″ limit=12]
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2018 Amicus Briefs Summary

In 2018, CWLC participated in thirty-three amicus briefs addressing a variety of legal issues affecting justice and equality for women and girls. This summer CWLC filed a brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in support of California’s FACT Act, a law pertaining to the limited and harmful practices that “crisis pregnancy centers”
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2017 Amicus Briefs Summary

In 2017, CWLC participated in thirty amicus briefs addressing a variety of legal issues affecting justice and equality for women and girls.  These briefs were filed in the California Court of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, multiple federal District and Circuit courts, and even the United States Supreme Court. The issues addressed by the briefs included Title IX campus sexual assault and cyber harassment, women’s reproductive health, domestic violence, LGBTQ employment discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and transgender veterans.

Webinar Training – “Title IX: Campus Sexual Assault and Harassment” (2018)

The California Women’s Law Center offered this training opportunity about campus sexual assault and harassment as it applies to Title IX, and in particular colleges in California. Presenter: Amy Poyer, CWLC Senior Staff Attorney *To use this training for self-study MCLE credit, please complete the evaluation form on our website and submit it to cwlc@cwlc.org in order
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Know Your IX’s State Policy Playbook (2017)

Know Your IX’s State Policy Playbook outlines key reforms that students, advocates, and state policymakers can pursue to support survivors on campus, keep students safe, and end gender-based violence in school. For more information, visit the Know Your IX website here.

Training: “The Rights of Pregnant and Parenting Students Under Title IX and California Law” (2016)

This informational webinar reviewed the laws protecting pregnant and parenting students in California to enable practitioners to identify and remedy these harmful forms of discrimination, shared the results of the ABC’s of Breastfeeding Report Card grading lactation accommodations in K-12 schools in Los Angeles County, and discussed next steps in expanding the impact of the report card.

2016 Amicus Briefs Summary

In 2016, CWLC participated in eighteen amicus briefs addressing a variety of legal issues affecting justice and equality for women and girls. These briefs were filed in the California Court of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, multiple federal District and Circuit courts, and even the United States Supreme Court. The issues addressed by the briefs included women’s reproductive health, domestic violence, LGBTQ employment discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and discriminatory enforcement of prostitution offenses.

S.T.O.P. Teen Dating Violence (2015)

S.T.O.P Teen Dating Violence resources are related to the October 2015 presentation in which teen dating violence is discussed, why it is a problem, the responsibility schools play in addressing teen dating violence under Title IX, and its relation to California state law.

Teen Dating Violence: Know Your Rights (2010)

This resource explains the pervasiveness of teen dating violence, how schools need to address the issue, schools’ legal duties, and information regarding Title IX.