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Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Participate in Panel Discussion on Title IX Athletics


Contact:  
Jim Bradshaw, (202) 401-2310, jim.bradshaw@ed.gov


Event Date 1: September 30, 2010

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a panel discussion on Title IX athletics issues during the Beyond Sport Summit Thursday in Chicago. Ali will discuss OCR's recent Title IX athletics clarification that seeks to provide equal opportunities to women and girls in athletics, as well as address OCR's role in correcting inequalities through civil rights enforcement.

Women's Sports Foundation Co-Founder Donna De Varona will facilitate the panel, entitled "It's Her Move: How Can Sport Provide Opportunities for Girls' and Women's Education?" The Beyond Sport Summit is designed to celebrate, promote and drive forward sport-led social change.

Media access is available by accreditation at the Beyond Sport website -- http://www.beyondsport.org/mediacentre/media-access/.


Event 1
Who : Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education
What : Panel discussion at the Beyond Sport Summit entitled, "It's Her Move: How Can Sport Provide Opportunities for Girls' and Women's Education?"
When : 11:10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010
Where : Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St., Chicago
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