|Event Title||Title IX at UNC: Our crisis, our community, and what we learned|
|Location||Dey Hall, Toy Lounge|
|Sponsor||Office of Faculty Governance - Association for Women Faculty and Professionals|
|Date/Time||03/21/2014 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM|
Please join the Association for Women Faculty and Professionals for a brown bag lunch event...
Title IX at UNC: Our crisis, our community, and what we learned
Speaker: Christi Hurt, Chair of the Title IX Task Force and Director of Carolina Women's Center
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Examples of the types of discrimination that are covered under Title IX include sexual harassment, the failure to provide equal opportunity in athletics, and discrimination based on pregnancy.
In the decades since the Amendment passed, the federal government continues to develop guidance about how schools can meet the essential elements of Title IX, including the specific provisions regarding campus safety and the prevention of and response to sexual harassment and violence. Last year, the UNC community firmly requested another look at our efforts on campus to eliminate sexual harassment and better serve those who are impacted by it in all of its forms. The Title IX Task Force was appointed to address all related conduct, maintain compliance with these regulations, and determine how UNC could move forward.
Please feel free to bring your lunch. This event is sponsored by the Association for Women Faculty and Professionals. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at awfp.web.unc.edu.