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ORGANIZATIONS & AGENCIES

ORGANIZATIONS

American Association of University Women (AAUW)
AAUW Educational Foundation; AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund

The American Association of University Women is a national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls. AAUW is composed of three corporations: The Member Association, the Educational Foundation, and the Legal Advocacy Fund. The Foundation commissions pivotal research on women and education, and the Advocacy Fund focuses on sex discrimination in higher education.


American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
An organization affiliated with the AFL-CIO that represents 1 million teachers, school support staff, higher education faculty and staff, and state and municipal employees. AFT has a human and civil rights division that addresses Title IX and gender equity issues.


Association for Gender Equity Leadership in Education (AGELE)
A membership organization, previously known as the National Coalition for Sex Equity in Education (NCSEE), that provides leadership in the identification and infusion of gender equity in all educational programs and processes and within parallel equity concerns such as disability, race, national origin, and sexual orientation.


Gender Diversities & Technology Institute
The Gender, Diversities and Technology Institute at the Education Development Center (EDC) is a learning exchange focusing on gender-healthy education and schools; technology and gender; the elimination
of gendered violence.


Mid-Atlantic Equity Center
One of ten regional federally funded equity assistance centers that provide technical assistance, training and resources on gender, race, and national origin in education issues. The Center serves Maryland Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington DC.


National Alliance for Partnerships in Education (NAPE)
A consortium of state and local agencies, organizations, and businesses that have joined forces to provide national leadership for equity in education and workforce development.


National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE)
A coalition of more than 50 organizations dedicated to improving educational opportunities for girls and women. The coalition advocates for the development of equitable education policies, addresses relevant federal education legislation, and produces publications on current Title IX and gender equity topics.


National Education Association (NEA)
An organization of 2.7 million members who work at all levels of education, from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has a human and civil rights division that addresses Title IX and gender equity issues.


National Women's Law Center (NWLC)
A non-profit organization that works to expand the possibilities for women and their families in schools, at work, and in others aspects of their lives. The Center works extensively on Title IX issues.


Women's Sports Foundation
A national non-profit organization that works to increase opportunities for girls and women in sports to promote full implementation of Title IX in athletics.


FEDERAL EDUCATION AGENCIES

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
The Office for Civil Rights is the agency within the Department of Education that regulates and enforces civil rights laws related to discrimination in programs and activities receiving Federal Financial Assistance, including Title IX.