Post Tagged with: "Brown University"

Taste Of Thayer! Food! Music! Thayer Street Merchants!

Taste of Thayer is Back! The Thayer Street District Management Authority (TSDMA) is thrilled to announce the return of the Taste of Thayer for its second year on October 12 from 4:30P to 8:30P! Providence, RI:  Wednesday, October 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thayer Street will be closed[Read More…]

by October 8, 2022

Direct Action For Rights & Equality (DARE) Announces Mother’s March

Organizers Are Demanding That Community Leaders Recognize Incarceration As Violence & End Collaboration With Police: Issue An Immediate Call For Community Resources Be Utilized In Violence Prevention On Friday June 18th organizers and community members will hold a Mother’s March to demand that community leaders invest in resources for youth[Read More…]

by June 17, 2021


    A federal court has today given final approval to a settlement agreement between Brown University and the class of women student-athletes at Brown which resolved the class-action court challenge to Brown’s decision in June 2020 to cut women’s teams from its varsity athletics program.  The court action, filed in June[Read More…]

by December 16, 2020

Court Preliminarily Approves Settlement in Title IX Lawsuit Against Brown University Addressing Women’s Athletics

A federal court has today preliminarily approved a settlement agreement between Brown University and lawyers representing women student-athletes at the school who brought a class-action lawsuit in June following cuts to the varsity athletics program.  The suit, filed in June by counsel from the ACLU of Rhode Island, Public Justice and two private[Read More…]

by October 17, 2020

Brown University to Reinstate Women’s Equestrian and Fencing To Comply with Title IX and Provide Equal Opportunity for Women Athlete

    The legal team representing women student-athletes at Brown University who brought suit in June  following cuts to the varsity athletics program announced today that it and the University have reached  a proposed settlement agreement that will preserve gender equity for women athletes at Brown. The  settlement will ensure[Read More…]

by September 17, 2020

ACLU Rhode Island & Public Justice Files Reply Brief In Lawsuit Challenging Brown University’s Violation of Title IX

“Plaintiffs filed their Motion to Enforce both because President Paxson admitted in advance that Brown would be in violation of the Joint Agreement if it took the actions it has taken and because the historical participation numbers at Brown prove that what President Paxson announced to the Brown community on[Read More…]

by September 12, 2020

Court Challenge Filed to Brown University’s Abandonment of Gender Equity in Athletics Program

More than twenty years after a precedent-setting court victory finding that Brown University violated federal Title IX law by engaging in gender-based discrimination in the school’s athletics program, legal representatives who secured an agreement requiring gender equity for those programs have returned to court, alleging the school is breaking that[Read More…]

by July 1, 2020