Elizabeth Kristen Discusses Oakland’s Cuts to Girls’ Sports

Former Fellow Elizabeth Kristen (’02) was quoted in a San Francisco Chronicle article about the Oakland Unified School District’s decision to cut 10 high school sports and its disproportionate impact on girls (“Oakland Schools’ Blunder Shows Larger Issue: Girls’ Sports Stuck at Second,” Sept. 2). “It was so clear that it never occurred to them to consider the gender inequity,” Elizabeth said. “What an absolutely terrible message to send to girls: ‘You don’t matter.’”