Category Archives: Organizations

Sport and Dev

sportanddev.org updates

Please visit the following links to updates from our good friends at sportanddev. Remember to also sign up for their newsletter. Updates from the International Platform on Sport and Development…

A simply stated mission: Water for People (Blog Action Day 2010)

We covered PlayPumps International (PPI) last year. We loved the concept and its initial implementation. Its great works continues and we wanted to cover again the organization in light of…

Blog Action Day

Blog Action Day 2010, powered by change.org

The good folks at Change.org have once again organized a collective effort, Blog Action Day 2010. The topic this year is Water. We also will be participating on October 15th….

What to do during recess? Play and Learn!

Recess is defined as a “temporary withdrawal or cessation from the usual work or activity.” During our school years, recess was seen as a time to free our minds and…

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Sports and Social Responsibility, an amazing effort

I am pretty set on having the World Cup in the U.S. in 2022. May seem like a long way off but the decision to pick a host is much…

Barclays

News item: Barclays continues partnership with Beyond Sport

We are introducing a new feature at SDG. When we see a worthwhile news story, we will include it but not always offer any commentary. We will just report the…

peace and sport

A peace (and sport) process that is actually working

The Middle East peace process, once again, is underway. Not terribly confident about its prospects. Part of that is based on the multitude of past failures, the often-uncivil nature of…

Seeing the power of sport

The Homeless World Cup is currently taking place. This is a wonderful event that brings together teams from around the world to compete for a championship but also serve as…

A baseball player finds his place to help others find theirs

We highlight a story from my alma mater, Georgetown, which is representative of activity we are seeing with high school and college age individuals. So many from these groups are…

Back to Football Friday

GoGirlGo! and NFL/United Way tackle obesity head on

Nationwide, we are facing an obesity and overall poor health epidemic. It truly is everywhere. For example, a recent study was done involving kids in Massachusetts which found that 1…