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Athletes Using Their Power

Athletics

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Address
755 Hank Aaron Drive S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30312

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

Other Source

Overview

NCAA leadership development has created a four-part virtual series that will educate student-athletes on the power they have and how they can use it to effectively enact meaningful change. Weekly sessions will be engaging and center on action, preparing student-athletes to be effective change leaders on campus and within their communities.

Benefits

Address, Activism, Allyship, Action

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
First Generation, Gender, Political Ideology, Race/Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Socioeconomic Status

Race/Ethnic Group
Other, All

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
07/01/2020

Number Served
101-500

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Other

Other: Educational

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Series 1: Attendees will explore how they can start the conversation on these topics, different approaches to discussing difficult subjects and the role of identity in addressing these issues.
Series 2: Participants will learn what is activism, how it plays a role in sports and how they can use their voice to create change within their teams, campuses and communities.
Series 3: Participants will learn what allyship looks like and how they can show up as an ally. The participants will gain an understanding of the importance of self-awareness, education and empathy as it relates to allyship.
Series 4: Participants will engage in conversation on how they can best make this a movement and not a moment in history. This session will talk about the importance and power of voting, continuous education and changing culture so that diversity, inclusion, equity and justice are imbedded into the institution and community’s structure.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Panel speaking, breakout sessions

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

Conversational series

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

None of the above

Mentoring Components

none of the above

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Evaluation Methods

none of the above

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

Attendance, Completion of a course(s)

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
07/01/2020

Number Served
101-500

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Other

Other: Educational

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Series 1: Attendees will explore how they can start the conversation on these topics, different approaches to discussing difficult subjects and the role of identity in addressing these issues.
Series 2: Participants will learn what is activism, how it plays a role in sports and how they can use their voice to create change within their teams, campuses and communities.
Series 3: Participants will learn what allyship looks like and how they can show up as an ally. The participants will gain an understanding of the importance of self-awareness, education and empathy as it relates to allyship.
Series 4: Participants will engage in conversation on how they can best make this a movement and not a moment in history. This session will talk about the importance and power of voting, continuous education and changing culture so that diversity, inclusion, equity and justice are imbedded into the institution and community’s structure.

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

Panel speaking, breakout sessions

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

Conversational series

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Specialized Curricula/Workshops (e.g. training for participants, directors and/or faculty on imposter syndrome, implicit bias, microaggressions), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

None of the above

Mentoring Components

none of the above

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

none of the above

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

Attendance, Completion of a course(s)