Luol Deng Receives National Civil Rights Museum Sports Legacy Award

By |2023-01-20T08:18:00-06:00January 20th, 2023|Categories: MATTER Pro, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

MATTER Pro partner, Luol Deng, received the prestigious National Civil Rights Museum Sports Legacy Award on Monday, January 16, 2023, as part of the NBA’s 21st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Game in Memphis, Tennessee. The award recognizes athletes who have used their success in sports as a vehicle to advance civil rights, [...]

Luol Deng Foundation: Strengthening South Sudan Youth Through the Power of Sport

By |2022-05-13T07:57:47-05:00May 13th, 2022|Categories: MATTER Pro, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Our guest writer is Saree Mading, Chief of Staff for the Luol Deng Foundation, a MATTER Pro partner. The Foundation recently began a new initiative, the South Sudan Youth Camp Activity, to strengthen and develop the youth of South Sudan through the power of sport.  Saree, left, talking with Sabura. She showed up [...]

MATTER Pro: Helping Athletes Activate Purpose

By |2019-12-18T14:23:35-06:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: MATTER Pro, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

“Sport has the power to change the world.” Nelson Mandala   Athletes today carry the stature of celebrity. And like celebrities, their public influence and huge fan base puts them in a unique position to make a significant impact in our world. While many recognize the importance of using their influence for good, it’s often the case they don’t know where or how [...]

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