ATHLETE MANIFESTO

As an athlete and leader with the opportunity to influence my local community, I recognize my responsibility to use my voice and resources to make a difference. I understand the critical role athletes can play as catalysts for social change. I am committed to supporting initiatives that bring people together and educate in ways that can actively transform our local neighborhoods and communities. As an Athlete for Impact and champion for change, I agree to the following #A4I principles:

As an Athlete for Impact, I will:

ADVOCATE for progressive change in my community and country through the use of my influence and platform

COLLABORATE with organizations to create structural change by offering my assistance to local and national organizing efforts

UNDERSTAND that the work I do doesn’t stop with me and that justice issues are intersectional; and

PLEDGE to encourage my friends, family, fans, and fellow athletes to get involved in transforming America.