SOCIAL JUSTICE & RACE RELATIONS EDUCATION

RISE and Game Plan have partnered to bring courses right to Athletic Departments wherever they are. With 12 courses spanning from education on Color Blindness, Privilege and how to use Sport as a Vehicle for Change. The Game Plan platform puts the power of change in the palm of your Student-Athletes and Coaches. Check out the courses below

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CRITICAL EDUCATION THAT CAN BE TAKEN ANYWHERE, ANYTIME

12 Courses created in partnership with RISE to help educate and empower Student-Athletes to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations. All courses are easy to navigate, 5-7 min long to increase engagement and are available on all platforms.

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12 COURSES – DESIGNED TO BE TAKEN BY YOUR ATHLETES

COURSE 1

Privilege

Better understanding of privilege and how it, or the lack thereof, can impact someone's way of life.

COURSE 2

Empathy

Develop an understanding of empathy and how to be a more empathetic athlete and overall individual.

COURSE 3

Power

Learn about the different forms of power and understand how you can utilize power for positive change.

COURSE 4

Actor, Ally, Accomplice

In this module, participants learn about a number of ways they can get involved in the fight for racial equity. They will identify ways they can individually and collectively create change in their campus community by leveraging their own power.

COURSE 5

Color Blindness

Think critically about the idea of color-blindness and reflect on how a color blind mindset may inhibit you.

COURSE 6

Racism

Gain a better understanding of racism, how it pertains to everyday life and feelings of being included versus excluded.

COURSE 7

The Power of Alliances

Develop a deeper understanding of alliances and how they provide support, advocacy, and drive to athletes.

COURSE 8

Sport as a Vehicle for Social Change

Develop an understanding of athlete activism and how you can combat social injustice around you.

COURSE 9

From Cultural Awareness to Competence

Learn about cultural competence and understand how to increase your cultural awareness and knowledge.

COURSE 10

Melting Pot

Learn about the concept of a melting pot as it pertains to the history of America and how we can come together to develop an inclusive society.

COURSE 11

Diversity Concepts

Learn about some critical diversity concepts and how they can apply to your own life. Consider why knowing these concepts is important.

COURSE 12

Equality vs. Equity

Learn the difference between equality and equity as well as how these concepts apply to you.

The LA Rams are proud to have worked with RISE for the past two years, breaking down barriers and building communities with RISE with the Rams. In this third year, we’re excited to partner with Game Plan to allow our work to go further in the LA area."

Johnathan FranklinLos Angeles Rams Community Affairs and Engagement

RISE’s vision is to create a nation unified through sports committed to racial equity and social justice. Our vision is bold and we are ceaseless in our pursuit of it, and effecting so much meaningful change requires amazing partners like Game Plan. Bringing our interactive curriculum to Game Plan’s platform strengthens our ability to educate and empower the sports community to become advocates for racial equity.”

Diahann Billings-BurfordRISE CEO

As we educate students in the city of Detroit, the impact of racism in our city's and country’s history is an important variable for them to understand. Working with RISE has been an invaluable asset for them to understanding these challenges in a positive and productive manner. We are excited that with the launch of this digital programming, RISE content can now have a wider reach within our network and also throughout the country."

David WilliamsDirector of College Graduation for Promise Schools

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As members of the sports community, we all have the power to be champions of change. It's time for us as athletes, students, coaches and administrators to step up and do our part. To set up an on-boarding call or learn more, click the button below to schedule a time with on of our on-boarding specialists.

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Championing Social Justice In Athletics

RISE is a national nonprofit that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations.

Guiding Athletes Through Their Journey

Game Plan is a comprehensive, eLearning, LMS, and developmental software used by athletics organizations across the nation.