100 percentage of profits from SLAM’s new special issue is going to be contributed to the Social Change Fund explained below. Grab your copy .
And a bunch of philanthropists and entrepreneurs, NBA superstars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade have established the Social Change Fund, which aims to encourage timely and critical issues affecting the Black community.
Here is the mission statement in the fund’s site:”Our duty is to invest in and encourage organizations which are working to liberate Black people and advocate for indigenous individuals and communities of colour throughout the lens of coverage alternatives, community representation and story shift. Our partner organizations operate to accelerate social change and build a reasonable, equitable society.”
Paul, Wade and Anthony have been vocal about systemic racism, police brutality, criminal justice reform and much more. They’ve been leaders during the Dark Lives Issue movement, with their various platforms to continue to push for change.
“The Social Change Fund can help advance racial equality and opportunity,” explained Paul, each the press release. “We will combine with other people who share our vision and dedication to utilize our collective voices and resources to advocate for change and nurture a more equitable future”
“The size of racial inequality is shocking with Black lifetimes, politically and economically marginalized,” added Wade. “We are dedicated to supporting organizations that directly represent and benefit from Black community together with the Social Change Fund. Our purpose is to make a pathway for success and inclusion by devoting the required resources and funds to invest in longterm shift.”
“When all else fails to arrange us, states will,” Anthony explained. “We established that the Social Change Fund to invest in and encourage organizations working to winner criminal justice reform, reevaluate policy alternatives, and advocate for the human rights of Black lives today and for generations to come. I stand for this Fund as well as its inheritance support and won’t quit pushing for advancement till we see an end to the systemic racism that the Black community has confronted for a long time. We’ll continue pushing. We won’t get rid of focus.”
Melo lately functioned as the Guest Editor-in-Chief of SLAM’s #ItStopsNow difficulty focused on social justice and activism as seen through the lens of basketball. He looks on the cover (under ) together with his son Kiyan.
100 percentage of profits from the magazine will be contributed to the Social Change Fund. Grab your copy .
to find out more on this Social Change Fund, see their site .