What is Title ix?

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity.

Access to Higher Education Women and men shall be afforded equal opportunities to obtain higher degrees.
Athletics Educational institutions shall ensure gender equity in all athletics programs.
Career Education Women and men shall be afforded equitable opportunities to pursue and obtain career-directed, workforce development education.
Pregnant and Parenting Students Educational Institutions shall prohibit discrimination against students based on their family, parental, marital, or pregnancy status.
Educational Employment Women and men shall have access to equal opportunities to academic and administrative positions throughout all educational institutions.
Gender Stereotypes Educational institutions shall ensure all learning environments are free of gender stereotypes. 
Sexual Harassment Schools have an obligation to prevent harassment of a sexual nature that interferes with educational opportunities.

If you are the victim or a witness of sexual assault or relationship violence, BRCC has resources available to help.  Click here to report a violation of theLouisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Interim Policy, Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Discrimination or contact a Title IX Coordinator for assistance.  You may report anonymously.  Your report can be made without fear of retaliation.

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