Tag Archives: sports

A Sacred Amendment? How about the right to play?

We ended 2012 with a tragedy that befell 20 members of a group we hold especially close to our hearts, i.e. children. What happened at Sandy Hook rocked our collective…

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I Have A Dream – The power of the statement and each individual word

Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And everyday we celebrate his work, his goals, his dreams. Most people are familiar with Dr. King’s hope for…

Veterans Day 2011

Veterans Day – A day of recognition, a lifetime of support

We have written before about recognition of certain causes, e.g. Breat Cancer Awareness, that entail a dedicated period of heightened attention (in that case, October). We have applauded those efforts…

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Sports as promoter of people, ideas, and tolerance

As we have just recognized and acknowledged in our own ways the 10th anniversary of the attacks of 9-11-01, we now begin a new day. September 12 now seems almost…

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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…

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…

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For Youth, By Youth – Global Youth Service Day (with some sports sprinkled in!!)

This upcoming weekend is a special time in the world of service. Actually, in the world overall. The Global Youth Service Day(s), “is an annual campaign that celebrates and mobilizes…

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Teaming Up Against Bullying

We are awash in stories about bullying, including bullying that takes place online. How did we get to a point in which individuals are able to insult, intimidate and break…

Steps up the (sports) corporate ladder

We don’t normally highlight job opportunities – though that may change – but we came across one that we fill is representative of the growth in importance and complexity of…

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World AIDS Day – let’s team up today and everyday

As we have said about special months dedicated to specific causes, we feel the same about “special” days. We applaud these campaigns for their ability to raise awareness. We also…