Category Archives: Social Responsibility

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Patrice Millet, a CNN hero for kids, soccer, and doing good.

We came across the story of Patrice Millet, who has had to fight off cancer not once, but twice. A gentleman who lives in one of the poorest countries in…

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One city’s plan for sustainable sports success

There have been numerous news stories involving finding adequate space and facilities for people to play sports. Kids, adults, amateurs, and pros alike can benefit from area design that takes…

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Save (Sports and) Service Summer Mobilization Campaign

We had a chance to reconnect with friends from Up2Us and the Sport and Development Project (Brown University) this past week in New York. The night was full of fun…

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Green Sports Alliance and AEG – a power partnership

We just had a vote here in New York regarding the building of a new arena for the NHL’s New York Islanders. (Vote for a publicly-financed facility did not pass)….

African-Americans in sports – U.S. history, our history

Designated weeks or months for certain ideas or campaigns are helpful, e.g. National Breast Cancer Awareness. The key, though, is to not focus all of one’s efforts to that one…

Grassroots Hoyas

Grassroots (fill in your school, location, etc.) sports, development, etc.

We came across a story that captures a number of ideas that we often see individually in stories. The interesting thing was how these individual ideas were found in one…

Tom Walter

Baseball coach Tom Walter and The Gift, in his own words

Sports, especially team sports, gives participants, everyone from players to coaches to trainers and all others, multiple opportunities to sacrifice individual wants for the greater good. Because we know that…

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Sports facilities – If you build it…

The idea of playing sports is great. What’s even better? Actually playing. We have written before about the facility and equipment deficit facing communities in the U.S. and around the…

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Peace and Beyond Sport – recognizing and promoting great work

My guess is that many of you are already familiar with Beyond Sport and Peace and Sport. If not, please take a few minutes to visit the site for each…

Sport can build youth’s self esteem. An opinion piece on the Why and How.

We came across an opinion piece that really captures the essence of the sport and development, from the value it has for individuals and communities, to suggestions to ensure that…