May 17, 2014
SAFEO teams up with the Greater Washington Urban League, Peoples Congressional United Church of Christ, and ABC News Reporter Sam Ford to lead a discussion surrounding the use and impact of the N word in youth sports. Topics of discussion include:
The harsh origin and history of the “N Word”, Why some reject and some embrace its use, The cultural acceptance of the “N Word” on the playing field among athletes and coaches, Pro Sports Leagues banning the use of the “N Word” a step in the right direction or not?, The impact of its use and Q & A segment.
In addition, we will be discussing the impact of bullying in the locker room.
Join us on May 17, 2014 from 11am to 1pm and voice your opinion. Athletes of all ages, parents, coaches and mentors are encouraged to attend!