Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC), was joined by her DWC Co-Chairs Congresswomen Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Brenda Lawrence, and Vice Chairs Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), as well as Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Chairwoman of the Oversight and Reform Committee, Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), and Lori Trahan (MA-03) in sending a letter today to over 60 NCAA Division I schools. The Members are calling on the schools to urge NCAA leadership and its Board of Governors to prevent sex discrimination in its programs and activities and to meaningfully address and incorporate the damning findings and valuable recommendations of the External Gender Equity Review conducted by Kaplan, Hecker, Fink LLP.

A copy of the letter is attached below.

 

 

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