ULA Helps to Create Opportunities in South Florida

Jun 20, 2017

The BC Blues program was created in 2015 by Donna Rose, the diversity & inclusion chair for the South Florida Chapter of US Lacrosse, because she saw a need to provide a cost-sharing opportunity for a mostly non-traditional population of local players. 

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Lacrosse Ambassadors United by First Stick Program

Jun 16, 2017

Two elite high school players who began as products of the US Lacrosse First Stick program are now inspiring greater diversity in the sport through their shared experience, 3,000 miles apart.

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Urban Lacrosse Alliance Applications Being Accepted

Jun 05, 2017

US Lacrosse is accepting new member applications for the Urban Lacrosse Alliance (ULA), an affiliation of like-minded organizations dedicated to expanding lacrosse opportunities for urban youth. If approved, ULA members receive resources from US Lacrosse to support lacrosse development in underserved areas.

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The Charm City Connection

Apr 26, 2017

The Hampton University men’s team started its day with a 4:30 a.m. bus ride to Baltimore to conduct an instructional clinic for over 100 kids in the Charm City youth program. "Giving back to the game is important," said head coach Lloyd Carter.

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D&I Grants Awarded to Support Local Outreach Opportunities

Mar 29, 2017

US Lacrosse awards 23 new grants to support lacrosse participation in underrepresented communities. These awards, made through the Diversity & Inclusion Grant Program, will be utilized by local organizations to initiate and continue programs that promote lacrosse diversity. 

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Diversity Essay Winners Announced

Mar 07, 2017

Moy-Lyn Chen, a high school senior at Hollywood Hills High School in Florida and a member of the varsity lacrosse team, and Scott Menoher, a coach at Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville, N.C., have been selected as the winners of US Lacrosse’s 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Essay Contest.

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WallGames: The Future of Urban Lacrosse

Feb 27, 2017

Conceived by Brooklyn Lacrosse Club co-founder Khalid West, WallGames are a series of competitive games in which lacrosse is played on fenced-in handball courts, found primarily in urban settings.

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Diversity Essay Contest is Underway

Feb 03, 2017

The fourth annual US Lacrosse Diversity & Inclusion Essay Contest is underway. Hosted each year in conjunction with Black History Month and viewed as an opportunity to celebrate the growing diversity in the sport of lacrosse, we invite your submissions. This year, the question we are posing is quite simple: How does the diversity of your team and inclusion of all players make your lacrosse experience better?

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Lacrosse Being Used as a Tool to Help High-Risk Boys

Jan 10, 2017

Lacrosse is being used as a positive tool at the Ferris School to help wayward teenage boys who are identified as serious or chronic repeat offenders that pose a risk to themselves or others.

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Convention Scholarships Announced for Underrepresented Coaches

Dec 13, 2016

US Lacrosse is providing scholarship assistance to 35 diversity coaches from 15 different states to attend the 2017 US Lacrosse Convention in Baltimore, January 20-22.

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