Ruben Rojas, NFL collaborate to spread message to 'Choose Love' | Inspire Change
After a deadly hate crime rocked Buffalo this year, Bills players rallied, encouraging their city and the nation to "Choose Love" instead of hate. The message inspired a collaboration between the NFL and LA-based artist Ruben Rojas that is unifying the two coasts ahead of tonight's season opener between the Bills and the Rams.
Watts Rams adopted by Los Angeles Rams during 10-year milestone
Football has a way of bridging divides - and that's certainly true in Los Angeles, where a coed youth football program was formed in 2013 to connect the LAPD and the community of Watts. This past year, the program's 10-year milestone was honored with a game that serves as a powerful expression of the Watts Rams' impact and growth since being adopted by the "other" Rams-- , the city's NFL franchise.
Inspire Change Initiative Special | 2023 season
NFL Network's Omar Ruiz shines light on NFL players, owners and organizations as we review the NFL's Inspire Change Inititiative throughout the 2023 season.
Jaylon Johnson Kevvy's Vision
Kevvy's Vision is a non-profit organization founded by Bears' Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award nominee, Jaylon Johnson. The organization honors Johnson's best friend, who was a pillar in the Fresno community before tragedy changed everything.
Commissioner Roger Goodell shares his experience visiting the Restorative Correctional facility
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell shares his experience visiting the Restorative Correctional facility.
Inspire Change: Doug Baldwin Players Coalition
In 2017, Anquan Boldin and Malcolm Jenkins founded The Players Coalition, an advocacy group working to improve social justice and racial equality. Six years after its inception, the coalition has spread to over a dozen leagues and raised nearly $50 million in cumulative grants… and as task force member Doug Baldwin explains, its impact continues to grow.For more information on the players coalition and their achievements go to players-coalition.org.
Inspire Change: Where the Money Goes
NFL Network's MJ Acosta-Ruiz discusses how the NFL's social justice initiatives are impacting communities across America.
Alvin Irby discusses partnership with the NFL for Inspire Change Super Bowl event
Founder of Barbershop Books Alvin Irby discusses partnership with the NFL for Inspire Change Super Bowl event, and more.
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The NFL is highlighting changemakers in our communities who are working to Inspire Change, laying the groundwork for the next generation.
The NFL is shining the spotlight on everyday mentors helping our next generation and working to Inspire Change.
What is Inspire Change?
As we come to the end of the regular season, the NFL is shining a light on all the amazing work from the Inspire Change Initiative. Formed during the 2017 season, Inspire Change brings players, owners and organizations together to create positive change in our communities. The NFL Network's Patrick Claybon has more…
Inspire Change: Zaire Franklin
Colts linebacker Zaire Franklin is dedicated to making an impact in his hometown of Philadelphia. Through the charitable organization named after his late mother Shelice, Zaire works to support young women in their efforts to achieve financial literacy and professional growth. For more information about Zaire Franklin's Shelice's Angels go to nfl.com/inspirechange.
Inspire Change: Arik Armstead
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Arik Armstead discusses what "Inspire Change" means to him through his organization "Armstead Academic Project" in the community.
Bengals S Michael Thomas visits Galveston, Texas to learn more about the history of Juneteenth | 'Inspire Change'
A few years ago a bill was passed to start research on building a trail in Texas from Galveston to Houston. This route is where freed slaves traveled after hearing about their emancipation in 1865. Join Cincinnati Bengals safety Michael Thomas as he travels that trail to learn more about the history of Juneteenth.
Chargers join The Brotherhood Crusade to help students "bolt up" success ladder
NFL Media, Los Angeles Chargers join forces with the Brotherhood Crusade to inform the youth about health, education, economic development, and institutional building to learn, thrive, connect, and serve the community of Inglewood, CA.
For more information on The Brotherhood Crusade, please visit NFL.com/inspirechange.
NFL 360 | THE GREENSBORO FOUR
Mac McCain III, the grandson of a civil rights icon, honors the legacy of HBCU stars that have made an impact in the NFL and beyond.
Brotherhood Crusade | 'Inspire Change'
The Brotherhood Crusade has been at the forefront of social justice for the community of Inglewood, California for 54 years. These NFL Changemakers have partnered with the Chargers to ensure their students 'Bolt Up' the success ladder.
For more on "The Brotherhood Crusade" and how you can support their mission, visit the "Inspire Change" tab on NFL.com.
How Jim Brown took athletes' social activism to a new level | 'Inspire Change'
How Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown took athletes' social activism to a new level | 'Inspire Change'
The Impact of Inspire Change: Alabama Appleseed
Alabama Appleseed is an Inspire Change grant partner that is making a difference by helping to free over-sentenced individuals from the prison system.
The Free Minds Book Club | 'Inspire Change'
Former NFL All Rookie Special Teamer Johnson Bademosi has been a vocal advocate for grassroots organizations that push criminal justice reform in his hometown of Washington D.C. One of these organizations, The Free Minds Book Club uses literary techniques to help address trauma and build community support for positive re-entry into society.
To find out more about Free Minds Book Club and their impact visit the Inspire Change tab on NFL.com.
Dr. Topeka K. Sam advocates to aid incarcerated women | Inspire Change
Dr. Topeka K. Sam, founder of Ladies of Hope Ministries, talks about how she's advocating for formerly imprisoned women to have a second chance at life by giving them shelter in the "HOPE House."
Welcome OutEast | Inspire Change
When it comes to the phrase love thy neighbor, the Jacksonville Jaguars really practice what they preach. The team, alongside Changemaker award winner, Suzanne Pickett and local business owners have begun a revitalization project on the Historic OutEast community that will benefit generations to come. To learn more about the Jaguars efforts OutEast visit their social impact page on Instagram @jaguarsfoundation.
'Demario's Devoted Dreamers' Episode 3
Using specialized metrics measuring a candidate's HOPE score, the Devoted Dreamers academy looks beyond sports to find the next generation's football superstars and future generation's leaders. As the final selections are made, Don, Devionne, and Tory get a dose of inspiration as they see the possibilities of what football has to offer firsthand.
Dion Dawkins | Inspire Change
One of Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Dion Dawkins many off-the field contributions to the city of Buffalo, comes in the form of Mentoring. Along with his organization, Dion's Dreamers, Dion has also done work with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization in Buffalo. MENTOR is the largest connector of mentorship opportunities in the country. They work connecting organizations like Big Brother, Big Sisters of America locally to any adults looking for mentorship opportunities making it easier than ever to give back to your community.
Saquon Barkley's support for homeless through Covenant House | Inspire Change
Since 2018, Saquon Barkley has donated countless hours to the Covenant House New Jersey, a homeless shelter that also provides job training and social skills to homeless youth. As the official spokesperson for Covenant House New Jersey and 2022 Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee, Saquon has not only inspired other donors to give money and time but has also given the homeless youth of New Jersey a reason not to give up. To see this story and more like it, visit our website at www.nfl.com/causes/inspire-change/.