Our Founder & CEO Paul Caccamo suggests that youth sports - specifically sports-based youth development - is the intervention tool we need to combat violence in this country. Read his response to Robbie Whelan’s recent Wall Street Journal article.
In this two-part series, we interview two of our coaches from Fenway High School in Boston, Massachusetts. They each spoke about their lives, coaching, National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Black History Month & womanhood. Our first story features Coach Chandlor Lyles, a Boston native who returned to her alma mater to create a safe and open space for her students.
Over the past week, Up2Us Sports staff and coaches in Chicago, Miami and New Orleans have participated in the Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS) MLK Day of Service. In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service and, fittingly, charged CNCS with leading this effort.