Ali Center athletes and social change forum


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Ali Center athletes and social change forum

  1. 1. 11am - 11:45am 1pm - 1:45pmRoom 110 Room 110Dr. Josh Pate, James Madison, & Dr. Rob Hardin, Mr. Michael James Brown, Other AwarenessUniversity of Tennessee, Paralympic Athletes use of Project, Athletes: Instruments of ChangeTwitter to Promote Social ChangeMr. Sab Singh, SUNY-Farmingdale State, How New Dr. Katie Kilty, Endicott College, Sports, Arts, PeaceMedia Gives Athletes the Forum to Engage and and Digital StorytellingPersuade Room 111 Muhammad Ali CenterRoom 111 Dr. Mary Hums, University of Louisville, & Mr. EliMr. Bill Kerig, RallyMe, Advancing an Athletes and Wolff, Brown University, Athletes for Human Rights: Athletes &Sports Crowdfunding Platform A Case for the Scholar-Athlete-ActivistMr. Jonathan Jensen, Ms. Kristy McCray & Dr. Brian Dr. Bryon Martin, Chicago State University,Turner, Ohio State University, Factors Influencing the Academics, Athletics & the Diverse CommunityPropensity of Athletes to Contribute to SocialChange 2pm - 2:45pm Open Forum (Auditorium) 3pm - 3:30pm Closing (Auditorium)11:45am - 1pm Lunch (Auditorium) Sponsors Social Change Educational Forum March 29 & 30
  2. 2. Dear Friends and Colleagues, Schedule Room 111 Mr. Rene Jon-Sandy Hip Hop Loves & Ms. Vanessa Thursday March 28 Chakour, Sacred Warrior, Lord of the RingsWe are very pleased and honored to welcome you to the 7pm - 9pm Informal reception – BlueGrass Brewing (Auditorium) 2pm - 2:45pmMuhammad Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum, an Room 110innovative new conference designed to advance education, Friday March 29 Dr. Darlene Kluka, Barry University & ICSSPE, 8am - 9am Registration and coffee Athletes as Leaders: How can they Contribute toadvocacy and research on the role and contribution of athletes 9am - 9:45am Welcome & Introductions (Auditorium) Social Change Glocally?toward social change, human rights and development. Mr. Donald Lassere, President/ CEO of the Ali Center Mr. Marcel Parent, Ali Center Dr. Emese Ivan, St. Johns University, Hungarian Mr. Eli Wolff, Brown University Sport Community in Transition : Is there a Role forWhat does it mean for athletes to engage in social change, Dr. Mary Hums, University of Louisville Athletes in Social Change?philanthropy and work within the community? The Forum aims to Ms. Tori Murden-McClure, Spalding University Room 111examine and provide diverse perspectives in the intersection of 10am - 10:45am Ms. Vicky Grygar, Brock University, Reclaiming theathletes and social change. Room 110 Rights of Youth: Lived Experiences of Canadian Mr. Mike Geddes, streetfootballworld, Engaging Hockey League Athletes to Utilize Soccer for Social ChangeIn attendance will be a diverse group of practitioners, academics, Ms. Rebekah Roulier, Doc Wayne, A Bio-Psycho- Room 111athletes, and activists, who will explore what it means for athletes Ms. Soolmaz Abooali, George Mason University, Social Assessment of an Adjunctive Intervention for Youth in Residential Treatmentto engage in social change, philanthropy and work within the The Power of Sport and Educational Institutionscommunity. 3pm - 3:45pm Open Forum Mr. Matt Huml and Mr. Per Svensson, University of 4pm - 5pm Tour Louisville, Exploring the Role of Educational 5pm Reception at Ali Center by University of LousvilleSpecific focus areas to be discussed at the Forum are: Institutions in Student-Athlete Community Engagement 6pm Informal Dinner at Bristol Bar & Grill 11am - 11:45am Saturday March 30• The roles and responsibilities athletes have beyond the playing field Room 110 8am - 9am Coffee Dr. Jennifer Bruening, UConn, Dr. Brianna Clark, 9am - 9:45am Athlete Speaker/ Panel- Envision-• The ways athletes can serve as educators and advocates to Temple, & Dr. John Borland, Springfield College, ing the Future: Athletes and Social Change in address social problems within and outside of sports Female Student-Athletes Reflect on Mentors, 2020 (Auditorium)• How the global sporting community encourages or discourages Mentoring and Community Involvement Moderator- Mr. Eli Wolff, Brown University Ms. Mikki King, World-Fit, Olympian athletes working in the realm of social change Dr. Ashleigh Huffman, Dr. Sarah Hillyer & Mr. Hal Mr. Vitalis Lanshima, Paralympian• The roles educational institutions play in providing grounding for Wilson, University of Tennessee, From Apathy to Ms. Angelika Uremovich, University of Louisville Advocacy: Student-Athletes & Social Change Student-Athlete athletes to make the connections between athletics, academics and the community Room 111 10am - 10:45am Mr. Eli Wolff, Brown University & Ms. Kalli White, Room 110 IHCD, Solidarity in Sport Pledge and Movement Dr. Ted Peetz & Ms. Kelley Cash, BelmontThank you for your participation and involvement at the Forum, University, Creating a LEGACY: Promoting a Socially Ms. Abbi Hill, Dr. Cheri Bradish, and Dr. Lucie Conscious Athleteand we do look forward to an engaging and productive gathering. Thibault, Brock University, An Examination ofWe do hope this is the beginning of a dynamic athletes and social Athletes in Sport for Development Stakeholder Mr. Marcus Amos, University of Tennessee, How anchange community developed in collaboration with the Relationships Athletes Plight affects Voice with Social ProblemsMuhammad Ali Center. 11:45am - 1pm Lunch (Auditorium) Room 111 Dr. Susan Rayl, SUNY-Cortland, Student-Athletes as 1pm - 1:45pm Agents of Social ChangeKindest regards, Room 110 Ms. Micki King & Mr. Gary Hall, World Fit, World Fit Walk Mr. Tobias Blake and Mr. Nick Sanchez, Experience Mr. Michael Verille, GlideSlope, Citi - Every Step of Baseball, Experience Baseball: Development ofMarcel Parent Eli Wolff Mary Hums the Way Educational and Charitable Programs through BaseballMuhammad Ali Center Brown University University of Louisville