51% interview with Mitzi Witchger

Sheeran176 (Sheeran176@aol.com)
Fri, 13 Mar 1998 19:50:59 EST

The show will be aired on the WAMC network on Thursday, March 19 at 8 pm The
show will be re-broadcast on Wednesday, March 25 at 3 pm in the WAMC listening

Other parts of NYstate/nation U.S will have to first see if 51% is covered by
local NPR affiliate and then what day and time it will be broadcast.

Mitzi Witchger is a national recognized advocate for girls' ice hockey and
Title IX. She is helping the effort in NYS to bring girls ice hockey to the
Empire State Games AND to some of the 90+ public school districts that all
ready offer boys ice hockey.

How is your local school district doing? Do girls have an opportunity for a
contact sport? They should if your school has boys' football. Do the
cheerleader, a support activity, cheer at both the boys'and girls sport's
event? How about home coming, are both male and female teams honored.

Mitzi is a real dynamo for equity. Listen to the program and you may discover
that you can be doing some advocacy in your own school district. That's the

Jane Sheeran
NYS AAUW Director Ed/Equity

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