Celebrating Title IX with WIN!
WIN for Southern Illinois will be hosting a Celebrating Title IX with WIN! event June 23, 2012 from 10:00 – noon under the large pavilion at Evergreen Park. June 23rd is the 40th birthday of the signing of the Title IX gender equity legislation. All those interested in providing girls and women an opportunity in sport and physical activity are encouraged to attend the event. The program for the event will consist of a multi-generational discussion of opportunities and barriers for women athletes and the impact of Title IX on those opportunities from 10:15 – 11:00. At 11:00 a registered student organization from SIUC will provide a brief breakdown of the rules for Quidditch, a demo of the game, and then invite attendees to partake in a game. There will be educational material on Title IX available and refreshments will be served.