1/24 update: Report on the meeting and handouts

The Women’s Law Caucus and the Student Bar Association of the NC Central University School of Law will host an event

Tuesday, January 22, 4:00 – 6:00
Albert L. Turner Law Building – first floor Great Hall
North Carolina Central University (maps – Turner Law is #1)
4:00–4:30 Reception and food
4:30-6:00 Presentation: Strategies to Improve Faculty and Staff Rights

Kristen Galles, a DC attorney with national expertise in Title IX, serves on the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Attorney Advisory Committee, which reviews legal cases seeking LAF support. Kristen will speak about LAF’s work and the trends in cases that are seeking funding. She will also speak about AAUW’s work in areas impacting higher education. More about Ms. Galles.

The event is free and open to the public. To reserve a spot and get additional information on the location and parking, please contact rsvp@aauwnc.org or call the AAUW NC toll free number, 866-525-2155.

Please post the event flyer.

The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund provides funding and a support system for individuals seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination in higher education. In cooperation with its parent organization, the AAUW Educational Foundation, it has sponsored the publication of several reports dealing with aspects sex discrimination in higher education, including Tenure Denied and Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment on Campus. It also sponsors the Progress in Equity Award that recognizes campuses for programs resulting in significant progress for women. The 2008 deadline for applying for the PIE award is March 14.

This event is co-sponsored by AAUW of North Carolina, advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. In honor of this event, AAUW NC has established a challenge fund of $500 which will match individual and branch donations to LAF through April 1, 2008. To contribute see this online form, and please contact AAUW NC Fundraising Chair, Lill Van Order to be listed as one of the supporters of this event. [Find Lill’s contact information at aauwnc.org/contacts/state/.]