"Keep Title IX Strong" rally staged in anticipation of the Final Policy Interpretation on Title IX by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, April 1979. "Keep Title IX Strong" rally staged in anticipation of the Final Policy Interpretation on Title IX by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, April 1979.

What is Title IX?

Title IX is a short and simple federal law: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." Learn More

History

Signage at the Title IX rally at United States Capitol, April 1979.

Take a look at where we were before 1972, and celebrate the obstacles we’ve overcome along the way.

Where We Stand

Find out about our position statements on issues like Title IX and race, physical and verbal abuse of athletes, players unions...

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Sports 4 Life

Sports 4 Life is a national effort to increase the participation and retention of African-American and Hispanic girls, ages 11-18, in developmental youth sports programs. Through education, public awareness and grants to organizations nationwide, Sports 4 Life seeks to effect sustainable improvement to the overall health and development of girls in these communities.

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The gold medal-winning U.S. Water Polo team poses on the podium following the medal ceremony for the Women's Water Polo on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Water Polo Arena on August 9, 2012 in London, England. The team won a Travel & Training Fund grant in 2010. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Travel & Training Fund

Being an athlete can get expensive. We provide financial assistance to aspiring world-class athletes dedicated to excellence in their sports. We’re proud to support the pursuit of greatness.

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