The Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) is an unprecedented alliance of professional sports leagues, organizations, athletes, educators, media networks and sports professionals using sports to bring people together to promote understanding, respect and equality. Through public awareness campaigns and educational programming, RISE aims to improve race relations.
NEWS FROM THE RISE COMMUNITY
- RISE Podcast special edition featuring Athlete Activism and the Fight for Equality panel discussion
- PHOTOS: Athlete Activism and the Fight for Equality
- VIDEO: Watch our 30-minute panel, “Athlete Activism & the Fight for Equality”
- REGISTER NOW – RISE Coaches Clinic – Aug. 6 in Miami
- REGISTER NOW – RISE Coaches Clinic – Aug. 8 in Detroit
AMERICAN HEROES NATIONAL LAUNCH & YOUTH FOOTBALL CELEBRATION
RISE joined a variety of organizations Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Minnesota for the American Heroes National Launch & Youth Football Celebration leading up to Super Bowl LII and uniting youth and law enforcement. The Jack Brewer Foundation (JBF Worldwide), in partnership with the NFL, Minnesota Vikings, National Association of Police Athletic/Activities Leagues (NPAL), Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) and Sanneh Foundation launched the national program uniting youth and police through the power of sports and education.