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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.
Title IX Participation Gap CalculatorFind out how many girls there should be in your school’s athletic program (e.g., elementary, middle or high school) -- to ensure the share of female students enrolled matches the share of female students participating in athletics.
Do-It-Yourself guidesIf the following documents are not accessible to you, or if you have further questions, please call our Fair Play Helpline (listed above).
Learn more about the rights of girls in sports
Our PartnersWe are grateful for the enthusiastic encouragement we receive from our advisers, collaborators, and supporters.
Fair Play Advisers and CollaboratorsOur advisory council includes coaches, lawyers, and others who are leading the fight nationwide for equity for girls in sports.Learn More
American Association of University Women CaliforniaAAUW 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.Learn More
Coaching CorpsCoaching Corps works to ensure that all kids, regardless of circumstance, get to reap the benefits of playing sports with a trained, caring coach.Learn More
Bay Area Women's Sports InitiativeBAWSI harnesses the power of female athletes to impact society and give them an opportunity to connect through authentic, intentional service.Learn More
California Women's Law Center Just Play NowJust Play Now works to stop gender discrimination in high school sports, providing information and tools to students, parents, and coaches.Learn More
Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of EducationOCR'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.Learn More
Highlights of Our WorkWe have helped girls, their families, coaches, and communities bring about gender equity in school and community sports programs. Here are some of our accomplishments.
Northern California high school settles equal opportunity lawsuitKQED California Report | November 20, 2017Learn More
Lake Oswego School District near Portland, Oregon, has finalized an agreement with Legal Aid at Work and local counsel to upgrade its high school sports programs and facilities in line with what it provides for boys. Legal Aid at Work joined the case last year, when we asked the U.S. District Court in Portland to … Continue reading "Fair Play for Girls in Sports"
Female high school athletes reach final settlement with Oregon school districtLearn More
Lake Oswego School District near Portland, Oregon, has finalized an agreement with Legal Aid at...
Less than half of surveyed California high schools are reporting as required on girls’ opportunities to play sports, according to a new report from Legal Aid at Work. And the information that has been posted shows significant gaps — even though federally funded schools have been required for 45 years to serve male and female … Continue reading "Fair Play for Girls in Sports"
Many Calif. schools don’t report on gender equity in sports as required: ReportLearn More
Less than half of surveyed California high schools are reporting as required on girls’...
Appeals court upholds Title IX ruling against SweetwaterSan Diego Union-Tribune | September 22, 2014Learn More