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Today, more girls and women than ever before are participating in high school and college sports. Sports benefit physical and mental health, and also teach girls important life skills – team work, goal-setting, perseverance, the value of hard work. Girls who participate in high school sports do better on tests, graduate at higher rates, and … Continue reading “Recognition and Respect”Read More
Staff Attorney Stacy Villalobos comments on the issue of the lack of full investigations by the EEOC into workplace discrimination. https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/6/14/18663296/congress-eeoc-workplace-discriminationRead More
Court Documents Reveal Hawai’i Department of Education Choosing Legal Maneuvering Over Gender Equity
HONOLULU (June 6, 2019) – Rather than actually fix gender inequities in Hawai‘i public schools, the State Department of Education (DOE) is simply hoping to run out the clock. Documents filed yesterday in federal court by the ACLU of Hawai‘i, Legal Aid at Work, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (“Plaintiffs’ counsel”) reveal that DOE has … Continue reading “Court Documents Reveal Hawai’i Department of Education Choosing Legal Maneuvering Over Gender Equity”Read More
Discriminatory “Blue Discharge” Finally Reversed After 75 Years in Case Brought by Legal Aid at Work and Golden Gate Law School’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic
Nelson Henry turns 96 in a few days. At his birthday party, he will also be able to finally celebrate receiving the “honorable” military discharge status he was wrongfully denied in 1945 because of his race. Back in 1945, the Army gave Mr. Henry a “blue discharge”—so named because it was printed on blue paper. … Continue reading “Discriminatory “Blue Discharge” Finally Reversed After 75 Years in Case Brought by Legal Aid at Work and Golden Gate Law School’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic”Read More