SSI is excited to announce its spring semester programming, which will help our audience better understand the intersection of sports and social justice.
The programming, "The Intersectionality of Change How sports can empower people to use their voices and become change agents for social justice," will run from February through May, with programming monthly to encourage the community to come together and craft a narrative for impact around social justice and equality through sport.
Guests will include prominent athletes and broadcasters, as well as league commissioners and thought leaders in the area of social change.
The schedule is:
March 25, 4-5:15 p.m.: Taking Action, Making Change moderated by Clark Kellogg, featuring Gene Smith (Ohio State), Akilah Carter-Francique (Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change), Anna Isaacson (NFL), Greg Taylor (NBA)
April 15, 4-5:15 p.m.: Developing Narrative for Change moderated by Wendy Smooth (Ohio State) with Dante Washington (Columbus Crew), Cyd Zeigler (OutSports), Nicole Auerbach (The Athletic), Adrien Harraway (John McLendon Minority Initiative) and Katie Barnes (ESPN).
May 20, 4-5:15 p.m.: Reporting Out, Moving Forward moderated by Luke Fedlam of Anamoly Sports Group with Akilah Akilah Carter-Francique (San Jose State Study of Sport, Society, and Social Change), Moushaumi Robinson (Olympian, TeamUSA Racial & Social Justice Council Chair), Belkas Clark (Ohio State), Kevin Warren (Big Ten commissioner) and Donovan Hewitt (Ohio State student-athlete)
ACCOMMODATION: If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Mira Marshall (email@example.com). Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.