Coalition expresses support for NFL players, urges NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to engage

  A broad coalition of national racial and social justice organizations, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, recently sent a letter to National Football League(NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell requesting a meeting to address how the League can meaningfully respond to the police shooting crisis and other racial disparities infecting the criminal justice system. The request … Continue reading Coalition expresses support for NFL players, urges NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to engage

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Philadelphia Eagles sport artistic footwear in support of community, advocacy, research and education

https://twitter.com/JeffSkversky/status/937443057145806849 As part of more than 800 players participating in the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats campaign, Philadelphia Eagles players Beau Allen, Brandon Graham, Chris Long, Malcolm Jenkins, Rodney McLeod, Torrey Smith, and Carson Wentz showcased their support for causes on-field during their Week 13 match-up against the Seattle Seahawks. Culminating a collaborative effort between … Continue reading Philadelphia Eagles sport artistic footwear in support of community, advocacy, research and education

Honoring breast cancer survivors, NFL’s De’Vondre Campbell scores big with American Cancer Society

Diamond State educator uses sports, physical education to empower girls

Educating and empowering girls and young women in the country’s second smallest state (Delaware), Serviam Girls Academy Director of Athletics/PE & Health, Susan Thomas, is passionately “nurturing their skills,” assisting them with “pursuing their passions, and building the foundations of their futures.” “Susan, is world-class,” said Charma Bell, program director and coach with The First Tee … Continue reading Diamond State educator uses sports, physical education to empower girls

PA students learn ‘Practical Money Skills’ from NFL’s Malcolm Jenkins, Visa

Payments technology giant Visa and the NFL recently partnered to host “Financial Football” at the School District of Philadelphia’s William W. Bodine High School for International Affairs. Philadelphia Eagles’ strong safety Malcolm Jenkins partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Pennsylvania State Treasury and Visa in an effort to help high school students sharpen their fiscal skills … Continue reading PA students learn ‘Practical Money Skills’ from NFL’s Malcolm Jenkins, Visa

NFL players use social media to profess and protest

MOBB United mom encourages dialogue, aims to change perception of black boys and men | HuffPost

According to mappingpoliceviolence.org, police throughout America have killed 883 people this year, with 207 of those fatalities being black people. Only 6 officers have been charged with a crime resulting from these deaths. In 2016, police killed at least 309 black people. This is one of a multitude of issues that concern Kara L. Higgins, a … Continue reading MOBB United mom encourages dialogue, aims to change perception of black boys and men | HuffPost