Washington, DC – On Thursday, June 20th, Reps. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Annie Kuster (D-NH), and Alma Adams (D-NC) will hold a press conference to reintroduce the Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency (HALT) Campus Sexual Violence Act ahead of the 47th Anniversary of Title IX on June 23. This bipartisan legislation would strengthen prevention efforts and the enforcement of laws to eradicate campus sexual violence and hold perpetrators accountable.

The HALT Act is endorsed by the American Association for University Women; National Women’s Law Center; End Rape on Campus; Feminist Majority; Futures Without Violence; Girls, Inc.; Know Your IX; National Alliance to End Sexual Violence; National Network to End Domestic Violence; California Coalition Against Sexual Assault; and California Partnership to End Domestic Violence.

Rep. Speier and her colleagues will be joined by survivors and advocates working to end campus sexual violence. For those who cannot attend, the press conference will be live-streamed on Rep. Speier’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/JackieSpeier/.

Who:

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Co-Chair, Democratic Women’s Caucus

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA)

Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH), Co-Chair, Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence

Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (D-NC)

Sage Carson, Manager of Know Your IX, a Survivor and Youth-led Project

Kim Churches, CEO, American Association of University Women

What:

HALT Act Press Conference

When:

Thursday, June 20, 3:00 – 4:00 PM EST

Where:

Rayburn 2247

RSVP:

Tracy Manzer, tracy.manzer@mail.house.gov, 202-225-3531

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