New Illinois Bill Makes Sports Uniforms More Inclusive

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For years, Ayah Aldadah had to carry around a waiver that allowed her to wear a hijab and modest clothing while competing in sports. Thanks to the Inclusive Athletic Attire Act, she no longer needs to ask permission.

Reset checks in with the college track star and an attorney who drafted the bill to discuss what the new legislation means for student athletes in Illinois.

GUESTS: Ayah Aldadah, student athlete at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Maaria Mozaffar, civil rights attorney and policy advocate

via WBEZ Chicago

September 20, 2021 at 05:56PM

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