Category Archives: Organizations

It Takes a Village… – Boston rallies for high school sports

Bob Hohler of the Boston Globe writes about an innovative, broad-based initiative called the Boston Scholar Athlete Program that will include financial and other support from foundations, corporations, and academic…

Johann Olav Koss and Right to Play

By REUTERS Published: July 30, 2009 Koss Still the Boss in Charity Role LONDON (Reuters) – Where once he was storming his way to Olympic gold medals, he now heads…

In passing – boxer Vernon Forrest

Please see this excellent piece from Kevin Blackistone on the life of champion boxer Vernon Forrest. Vernon was killed last week in an attempted car jacking last week in Atlanta….

Sports and Sustainability – Survey of D1 college athletic depts

From Inside Higher Ed. The full article can be found at http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/07/30/sustainable, with an excerpt provided below. The below mentioned survey report is available here. 2009-Collegiate-Athletic-Department-Sustainability-Survey (Excerpt) July 30, 2009 College…

Go Play!: Non-Profit Organization KaBOOM! Announces List of 93 “Playful City USA” Communities

Originally appeared at CSRwire Communities Across the Country Make Play a Priority Despite Economy (excerpt) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Parents have less disposable income for children’s play-related activities because of the…

Global Sports Forum Themes

http://www.globalsportsforum.org/index.aspx?news=873 Global Sports Forum Themes (excerpt) [11/20/2008] Sport does not exist in splendid isolation but as an essential cog in modern society’s wheel. It is a mirror held up to…

For This Generation, Vocations of Service

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/13/AR2008101302482_pf.html For This Generation, Vocations of Service: Recent College Grads Forgo Traditional Careers, Money to Start Nonprofits Focused on Outreach (excerpt) By Ian Shapira Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, October…