Using Sports for Social Change

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Presentation given at the "Social Change Symposium" 5/13/11, organized by the "Social Entrepreneurship and Change" program at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology.

Some of the programs highlighted include:
Street Soccer USA
Homeless World Cup
The Great Football Giveaway
Love Futbol
Peace Passers
Soccer in the Streets
Football Aid
Project GOAL
Kick 4 Life
WhizzKids United
USA Power Soccer

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Using Sports for Social Change

  1. 1. www.SportsandSocialChange.org Social Change Symposium Friday May 13, 2011
  2. 2. www.SportsandSocialChange.org Howard Brodwin Founder, Sports and Social Change Managing Director, Team Marketing Systems [email_address]
  3. 3. This is not a ball…
  4. 4. This is a tool for overcoming homelessness...
  5. 5. This is the ultimate peace-maker in areas where conflict is a daily occurrence...
  6. 6. This combats the growing issues of illiteracy, school delinquency and adolescent crime…
  7. 7. This teaches kids in rural Africa about HIV/Aids awareness and prevention…
  8. 8. This is a life-skills tool for teaching teamwork, responsibility and cooperation…
  9. 9. This fosters inclusion, by providing the disabled a chance to participate in something that many take for granted…
  10. 10. This has raised millions of pounds for diabetes research in the UK…
  11. 11. This provides employment and fair living wage to families in developing nations…
  12. 12. This unites communities around a common cause and keeps kids out of trouble by providing a safe place to play…
  13. 13. This is simply a way to put a smile on someone’s face…
  14. 14. This is not a ball…
  15. 15. This is not a ball… This is a change maker.
  16. 16. www.SportsandSocialChange.org
  17. 17. www.SportsandSocialChange.org
  18. 18. www.SportsandSocialChange.org facebook.com/sportsandsocialchange.org twitter.com/sportsandchange [email_address] Where to find us…
  19. 19. Thank you!

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