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Sunday, July 27 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Advocating for Gender Inclusive Schools

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Increasingly, legal protections are being put in place empowering families and caregivers to insist that the rights of their gender-expansive children are protected at school. California’s AB 1266 and the US Department of Education’s (DOE) clarifications about Title IX protections extending to transgender and other gender-expansive students are just two recent examples of the shifting legal landscape. This session will examine the various ways in which families can utilize the law to support their child’s access to a safe and positive educational experience, and how to work with the DOE’s Office of Civil Rights when it is not occurring. Come learn what it means to really have the law on your side

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Asaf Orr, Esq

Asaf Orr, Esq. has worked on legal issues affecting transgender youth for nearly a decade. He joined NCLR in As the Transgender Youth Project Staff Attorney at the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Asaf represents transgender youth and their families in cutting-edge litigation... Read More →
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Kendra Fox-Davis, Esq.

Kendra Fox-Davis, Esq. is an attorney at the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the San Francisco Regional Office.  Kendra’s work includes investigating and resolving complaints of sex-based harassment and discrimination, including peer harassment... Read More →
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Amanda Goad, Esq.

Amanda Goad, Esq. is a Los Angeles-based Staff Attorney with the national American Civil Liberties Union’s LGBT & AIDS Project.  At the ACLU, Amanda has advocated for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth from Georgia to Idaho, in addition to working on a range of other issues... Read More →


Sunday July 27, 2014 10:45am - 12:15pm
Soda Center – Orinda St Mary's College of California, 1928 St Marys Rd, Moraga, CA 94556

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