Amy Poehler thinks you should Know Your IX. “Really.”

We love Amy Poehler. And we love the Know Your IX campaign. So a recent merging of the two has really got us feeling grand.

Know Your IX is an awesome campaign started by our own Alexandra and a collective of survivor-activists and allies across the country. It aims to ensure that every college student in the U.S. knows that under Title IX they have a right to an education free from sexual violence–and gives them the tools they need to hold their schools to that.

To which we say:

Smart Girls at the Party is Amy Poehler’s feminist webseries for girls, which now has a segment called Ask Amy, a video advice column in which Amy answers questions from girls who write in to her.

The entire Feministing crew is extremely proud of Alexandra Brodsky, Dana Bolger, her partner and co-founder of Know Your IX, and their entire crew of supporters and activists, for being featured on Amy’s YouTube page with the above video. Both are survivors of sexual assault on a college campus, and both are doing the Lord’s work in making sure that every single one of us knows our rights under Title IX and are more empowered because of it. Seriously, watching the 2-minute video above gave me such a strong sense of empowerment and confidence as a citizen with rights and recourse. Don’t know your IX? There’s only one thing to say:

For more rights-based goodness, you can follow Know Your IX on Twitter and like them on Facebook.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships & Outreach. She has said this on more than one regrettable occasion. 

Brooklyn, NY

Lori Adelman started blogging with Feministing in 2008, and now runs partnerships and strategy as a co-Executive Director. She is also the Director of Youth Engagement at Women Deliver, where she promotes meaningful youth engagement in international development efforts, including through running the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. Lori was formerly the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and has also worked at the United Nations Foundation on the Secretary-General's flagship Every Woman Every Child initiative, and at the International Women’s Health Coalition and Human Rights Watch. As a leading voice on women’s rights issues, Lori frequently consults, speaks and publishes on feminism, activism and movement-building. A graduate of Harvard University, Lori has been named to The Root 100 list of the most influential African Americans in the United States, and to Forbes Magazine‘s list of the “30 Under 30” successful mediamakers. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships.

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