How to get help

If the fact sheets, tool kits, and other links on this page do not address your needs, please call our helpline, or drop us an email at the link below. We provide services in English, Spanish, Cantonese and Mandarin and can arrange services in additional languages.

  • 877-593-0074
    Fair Play Helpline: toll-free
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Putting Justice to Work

Fact sheets and resources

Information about Title IX and other laws that provide for equal access to sports facilities and programs.

Do-It-Yourself guides

If the following documents are not accessible to you, or if you have further questions, please call our Fair Play Helpline (list above).

Our Partners

We are grateful for the enthusiastic encouragement we receive from our advisers, collaborators, and supporters.

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    Fair Play Advisers and Collaborators

    Our advisory council includes coaches, lawyers, and others who are leading the fight nationwide for equity for girls in sports.

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    American Association of University Women California

    AAUW California is the state's most active and diverse organization for women with nearly 13,000 members in 140 branches, plus over 5,000 members-at-large.

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    Coaching Corps

    Coaching Corps works to ensure that all kids, regardless of circumstance, get to reap the benefits of playing sports with a trained, caring coach.

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  • logo for Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative
    Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative

    BAWSI harnesses the power of female athletes to impact society and give them an opportunity to connect through authentic, intentional service.

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  • logo for California Women's Law Center
    California Women's Law Center Just Play Now

    Just Play Now works to stop gender discrimination in high school sports, providing information and tools to students, parents, and coaches.

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    Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education

    OCR's mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence through vigorous enforcement of civil rights in our nation’s schools.

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Highlights of Our Work

We have helped girls, their families, coaches, and communities bring about gender equity in school and community sports programs. Here are some of our accomplishments.

  • Girls playing Soccer
    KQED Covers our Efforts to Ensure “Fair Play for Girls in Sports” in Oakland

    Elizabeth Kristen discusses on KQED how Oakland's disproportionate cutting of girls' sports is both immoral and illegal: “[B]alancing the budget on the backs of girls sends a terrible message. It tells girls they are second-class citizens,” And it's against the law. This is a classic story of sex discrimination”

  • Female high school athletes reach final settlement with Oregon school district
    Female high school athletes reach final settlement with Oregon school district

    Lake Oswego School District near Portland, Oregon, has finalized an agreement with Legal Aid at...

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    Our Title IX Settlement Coverd on KQED's The California Report

    After the commercial, listen at 0:57 (roughly the one-minute mark) for a news report on students' Title IX claims and the settlement reached at Red Bluff High School.

  • Many Calif. schools don’t report on gender equity in sports as required: Report
    Many Calif. schools don’t report on gender equity in sports as required: Report

    Less than half of surveyed California high schools are reporting as required on girls’...

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