Get Updates on the Title IX Rulemaking Process

Get Updates on the Title IX Rulemaking Process

On September 22, Betsy DeVos rescinded Obama-era guidance and announced that the Department of Education would be issuing binding regulations on Title IX. In order to create these regulations, the Department must go through a process known as “notice and comment,” which allows members of the public to voice their opinions on the Department’s proposed rules. The Department of Education has announced that notice and comment will begin in March.

We highly encourage students, their families, and allies to participate in notice and comment. If you are interested in receiving updates when notice and comment begins, please sign up for updates. Know Your IX will provide you with a toolkit to help you navigate the process of writing a comment.

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  • You have 7 more days to shape the future of Title IX. Don’t wait! Submit your comment now at and tell DeVos to keep her #HandsOffIX
  • There are only 9 days left to submit your comment on DeVos’ proposed rule on Title IX. Take action now at to keep DeVos’ #HandsOffIX
  • PSA: Because went offline this week, the Notice and Comment period has been extended by TWO DAYS. This means you have an additional 48 hours to make your comment as impactful as possible. Together, we can tell @BetsyDeVosED to keep her #HandsOffIX !
  • We love this #handsoffix banner by @morganbeal ! If you haven’t yet participated in Notice and Comment, it’s not too late for you to protect students’ civil rights for generations to come. Submit your comment today👇🏽
  • Want to talk to your holiday company about DeVos’ proposed changes in Title IX? We’ve got your back! Link in bio.
  • The fight against sexual violence in schools has ignored the stories and experiences of survivors. Which is why we teamed up with artist Katie Watson to refocus the survivors who carry the weight of sexual violence with them every day.

We're centering the survivors who are constantly left out of the conversation around sexual violence--despite facing disproportionate rates of sexual violence and lasting impacts. 
We hope to remind folks that despite everything, survivors rarely get the justice they deserve or the safety they need.

Schools often value the education of perpetrators over survivors'-- despite what the Trump Administration would have you believe. Already, about 1/3 of survivors are forced out of college. 
Join us and take action through art. This administration is doing everything in its power to ignore survivors -- don't let them. Link in bio. 
You can learn more about the artist and view her other work here: @katiedaze
  • Join us outside of the department of education at 1pm to tell Betsy DeVos to keep her #HandsOffIX art by: @katiedaze //
  • Today, students from Harvard and MIT delivered their letter opposing DeVos’ proposed rule signed over 875 students, parents, faculty, and staff. Student’s refused to let devos rollback their rights without a fight.

There is still time to join a #HandsOffIX action happening tomorrow in DC at 1pm and NYC at 3pm. Check out our Facebook to learn more.
  • ☎️ TONIGHT ☎️ Join student leaders like @chloeesuxx, @wasatch7, and @shanta_kat to learn how you can take action to stop DeVos’ attack on survivors’ rights and keep the Trump Administrations’ #HandsOffIX. Link in bio
  • The 60 day comment period has begun. Interested in taking action? Start by heading to to participate in the notice and comment process and signing our letter to the Department of Education opposing the proposed rules. #HandsOffIX

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