Category Archives: Sports and Social Responsibility

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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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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…

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Tennis at San Quentin: Playing inside the lines and outside of ourselves

There are constant debates about the merits of locking people up, as well as programs or services to make available to those who are indeed incarcerated. Is it all about…

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Update to “Cycling IS a team sport”: Damian Lopez Alfonso

We highlighted the story of Damian Lopez Alfonso last month (May 8 post, “Cycling IS a team sport”). For another great piece on this courageous athlete and his wonderful support…

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First Ever Israeli-Palestinian Girls Mini World Cup Event

From our friends at the Peres Center for Peace. For the first time, the Peres Center in partnership with the Al Quds Association for Democracy and Dialogue, held a Mini…

Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments for 2011 – start “tracking” the news

* Liberty Mutual Insurance Teams Up With Positive Coaching Alliance to Honor “Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments” for 2011 PR Newswire BOSTON, April 21, 2011  /PRNewswire/ — After St. Mary’s…

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Sports for Social Change Awards: June 1st, 7:00-10:00pm, Washington, DC

We are big fans of Street Soccer USA (SSUSA), and of course, the Homeless World Cup, and want to make you aware of two great events coming up involving SSUSA….

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Peace and Sport: Celebrating the Past; Pointing to the Future

The Peace and Sport International Forum has quickly established itself as a premier event on the calendar for many individuals, organizations, and companies worldwide. The reach of the event, which…

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For your calendar! sportanddev.org’s special coverage of the 2nd International Forum on Sport, Peace and Development

Our friends at the great sportanddev.org will be providing special coverage of the 2nd International Forum on Sport, Peace and Development. The UN-IOC Forum on Sport, Peace and Development will…