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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US Lacrosse Position Statement on Native American Mascots

Feb 07, 2019

Last fall, US Lacrosse announced the creation of a Native American Advisory Council (NAAC) to help provide guidance on and understanding of issues related to Native communities. As one of its first priorities, the NAAC has helped US Lacrosse to develop an official position statement regarding Native American mascots.

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Impacting South Jersey with a US Lacrosse Diversity Grant

Jan 08, 2019

The Salvation Army Kroc Center in Camden introduced lacrosse to local girls through free instructional clinics two years ago. A recent US Lacrosse diversity grant has now allowed the Center to significantly expand its programming.

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Diversity Grants Support Local Growth Initiatives

Aug 16, 2018

US Lacrosse is accepting applications for its National Diversity Grant Program, which provides resources to local groups and organizations to support projects and events that promote lacrosse opportunities among non-traditional participants.

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New Applications for Urban Lacrosse Alliance Being Accepted

Apr 30, 2018

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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US Lacrosse Statement on Accusations Against Dakota Premier Lacrosse League

Apr 10, 2018

US Lacrosse is aware of the allegations against the Dakota Premier Lacrosse League. We view the actions, as described, as unacceptable and against our culture. We believe and advocate that diversity and inclusion are essential components of our sport. These principles appear throughout our rules and resources.

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US Lacrosse Awards 24 New National Diversity Grants

Mar 20, 2018

US Lacrosse has awarded 24 new grants to support lacrosse participation in underrepresented communities. The National Diversity Grant Program helps local organizations to initiate and continue programs that promote lacrosse outreach and diversity. 

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