National Women's Law Center

The National Women’s Law Center fights for gender justice — in the courts, in public policy, and in our society — working across the issues that are central to the lives of women and girls.

 We use the law in all its forms to change culture and drive solutions to the gender inequity that shapes our society and to break down the barriers that harm all of us — especially those who face multiple forms of discrimination, including women and girls of color, LGBTQ people, and low-income women and families.

 For almost 50 years, we have been on the leading edge of every major legal and policy victory for women, and we need you with us to continue this fight.

Oct 15, 2021
Full time
National Women's Law Center Washington, D.C. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, temporarily remote.
The Position The National Women’s Law Center seeks a Director of Educational Equity to lead its work to create safe, supportive schools for historically marginalized students, with a particular emphasis on girls from Black, Latina, Indigenous and immigrant communities, and pregnant and parenting students. The educational equity portfolio is currently divided into two primary lines of work:   Bringing an intersectional racial and gender justice analysis to create better, safer, and more inclusive schools by reforming harsh and discriminatory discipline policies (e.g., banning suspensions for minor/subjective offenses, dress code reform, police-free schools) and ensuring schools provide the academic, social and emotional supports students need to thrive (e.g., increasing supports for mental health & student services, advocating for culturally sustaining curricula); and Enforcing Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to fight pregnancy discrimination in...