Title IX of the Education Amendments
of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the
basis of sex in federally funded education programs and activities. All institutions receiving federal financial
assistance (this refers to the financial aid students are able to receive) must
comply with Title IX.
The Office for Civil Rights in the
U.S. Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague Letter on sexual
harassment and sexual violence. This
letter explains a school’s responsibility to respond promptly and effectively
to sexual violence against students in accordance with the requirements of
This letter requires all schools
receiving federal funds to do the following:
Investigate and address sexual
Designate a Title IX Coordinator
Adopt and publish grievance procedures
Provide training on Title IX and
sexual violence to students & employees
In this video you will hear from three
presenters – Jordan Crews, Paul Cherry, and Chris Mitchell. Each will share important information
regarding Title IX and how it can affect you.
Jordan Crews is the Deputy Prosecuting
Attorney at the Faulkner County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Jordan is going to define and explain the consequences
of four major Title IX offenses: Domestic and Dating Violence, Sexual Assault,
Sexual Harassment and Stalking.
Be mindful that someone around you may
have experienced or is experiencing what is discussed in this video. If you or someone you know is a victim, Paul and
Chris will tell you how Central Baptist College can get you the help you need.