Detroit Youth Lacrosse Putting the Big Mo in Motor City

Apr 24, 2019

A chance meeting among passionate youth sports advocates, along with support from US Lacrosse, has yielded a boost to the growth of lacrosse in Detroit.

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US Lacrosse Accepting 2019 Applications for Urban Lacrosse Alliance

Apr 10, 2019

The 2019 application cycle to join US Lacrosse’s Urban Lacrosse Alliance will be open through May 15. ULA members receive resources and benefits to support local game development efforts.

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Celebrate Diversity Month Webinar Series

Apr 01, 2019

Dr. Brian Gearity kicks off the Celebrate Diversity Month webinar series on April 9 by discussing coaching and cultural competency as it pertains to the lacrosse community at large. 

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First Stick Helps Bring Lacrosse to Ellenville

Mar 28, 2019

With a population of about 4,000, Ellenville is a posterchild for diversity. The community includes many ethnicities that aren’t traditionally associated with lacrosse, but the game has united girls from many backgrounds into one club.

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NDGP Helps Support Adaptive Lacrosse in Colorado

Mar 26, 2019

Since launching last summer, 719 Lacrosse has hosted two adaptive clinics for players with varying disabilities. The events have included participants ranging in age from six to 46, with some in wheelchairs and some who are not.

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US Lacrosse Launches Online Cultural Competency Course

Mar 19, 2019

New online training tool, free and available to everybody, is designed to help provide insight on understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion.

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Sankofa Clinic Visits the Big Apple

Mar 14, 2019

Over 200 kids in New York City came together to learn new skills last week as the US Lacrosse Sankofa Clinic made a stop at Columbia University’s Baker Field in Manhattan. Participants included youth players from the Inwood Lacrosse Club as well as those who have recently been introduced to the game through the NYPD’s Housing Bureau Community Affairs (HBCA) Unit. 

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Hidden Figure in History Helps Connect the Eras

Feb 28, 2019

Now retired from coaching, Alison Williams will always remain a bridge between two historical giants of the women’s lacrosse coaching ranks. 

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Developing Lacrosse for Blind Players

Feb 21, 2019

As founder of the Parkville (Md.) Adaptive Lacrosse program, Marty Delaney has been serving developmentally challenged players since 2001. He’s now focused on adding another target group to the lacrosse community - blind players.

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Webinar Offers Real Tools to Help with Inclusive Coaching

Feb 11, 2019

Lisa Drennan, founder of MERGE Diverse Abilities Inclusion Consulting, will help to answer the question around what inclusion means and how implementing some simple strategies can help you to be a more effective coach in this free webinar on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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