MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER     Athletes and Social Change Forum ‘How an Athletes PLIGHT affects  their voice with Social Change’ ...
PLIGHT               Extraction is DifficultAwkward Predicament          Trouble Condition                     BarriersUnp...
The original Social Change Dream Team
Athletes MOVING FORWARD“Athletes need to take on the responsibility of caring for  each other & serving a greater good tha...
INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE  • 1) Institutional Constraints • 2) Institutional Conformity
ORGANIZED UNIONS AS    PLATFORMS   1) NBA / NFL / NFL / NHL       Player Associations2) NCAA Student Advisory Boards
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  1. 1. MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER Athletes and Social Change Forum ‘How an Athletes PLIGHT affects their voice with Social Change’ Marcus Amos, MRC, MS University of Tennessee: Doctoral Student
  2. 2. PLIGHT Extraction is DifficultAwkward Predicament Trouble Condition BarriersUnpleasant Conditions Life Dilemmas Poverty Unbearable Trying SituationsUnleveled Playing Field Economic Problems Racism
  3. 3. The original Social Change Dream Team
  4. 4. Athletes MOVING FORWARD“Athletes need to take on the responsibility of caring for each other & serving a greater good that resulted from their elevated status”“While todays athletes face the burden of appeasing their fan base, their league, and their corporate sponsors and are, as such, reluctant to speak out on controversial issues – they would do well to remember the example that their predecessors set” Michael Simzak (Constitution Daily)
  5. 5. INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE • 1) Institutional Constraints • 2) Institutional Conformity
  6. 6. ORGANIZED UNIONS AS PLATFORMS 1) NBA / NFL / NFL / NHL Player Associations2) NCAA Student Advisory Boards

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