Document Type

Finding Aid

Collection Number

MSS-009

Publication Date

2013

Last Revision Date

9-16-2016

Description

The New Agenda: Northeast was co-founded in the Spring of 1987 by Mary Lydon, President of the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance; Mary Pratt, Past Vice President of the Division for Girls’ and Women’s Sport for the Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance; and Mark Colon, Education Director for the New England Sports Museum. It was based upon the national New Agenda, established in 1984 through the efforts and leadership of the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport, an Association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The purpose of the organization is to provide and support the advancement of girls and women in sport. This collection consists of four series focusing on women’s physical education. Contents include material on the history of the organization, material focusing on Title IX and its implementation and results, and material on the organization’s annual hall of fame inductees and conferences.

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