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TITLE IX ANNIVERSARY SOCIAL with AAUW and YWCA

5:30-November 20-YWCA's Baer Room

2017 is the 45th anniversary of 1972 Title IX which states, "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance....."

AAUW, LWVGGB, YWCA, and the Women Service Center were all a part of the first Task Force on implementing Title IX. Therefore a joint celebratory meeting is planned in the YWCA's Baer Room on Monday, November 20. There will be a 5:30 social and the program will start at 6:00.

Sue Todey who was the Title IX Coordinator for the Green Bay Area Public Schools will present a program on the history of Title IX in the Green Bay School System. She has recently attended training on implementing Title IX for transgender students and will also discuss these changes. Todey is retired and presently serves as a Door County school board member.

Read more about Title IX https://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/titleix.htm