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Patsy Mink, Title IX Champion

Fifty years ago, a fiery, young politician from Pā‘ia, Maui championed federal legislation that changed America. Patsy Takemoto Mink was the principal author of Title IX which passed in 1972. To mark the anniversary of the law’s passage, PBS Hawaiʻi Presents, Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority, a film that shares how one person made a significant difference.

Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX Events


The Legacy of Patsy Mink and Title IX, Sunday, January 30, 2022, 2:00pm via Zoom
Celebrate Civil Liberties and the Constitution Day in Hawai‘i with a virtual discussion with Kimberlee Bassford, director of the documentary film Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority.

Legacies of Title IX and the Law, Tuesday, February 8, 2022, 6:00pm
A panel of leaders will address their experiences with and vision for Title IX, the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act.