Caucus/Council News: Spring 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Unlocking Opportunity for African American Girls: A Call to Action for Educational Equity, ( for African AmericanGirls_0.pdf) published in September 2014 by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the Legal Defense and Educational, Inc. Fund (LDF) of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), highlights the continued need for greater educational equity, and warns that race and gender disparities in opportunity and academic achievement lead to high dropout rates, limited job opportunities, and increased risk of poverty for African American females.

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