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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Video: The Heart of Chula Vista

Mar 01, 2018

PUCKidz, a member of the US Lacrosse Urban Lacrosse Alliance (ULA) initiative, hosted a free player clinic through the US Lacrosse Sankofa Clinic series earlier this year in Chula Vista, Calif., a rapidly growing city just north of the border with Mexico. This video captures the joy these young players get participating in lacrosse and helps demonstrate the impact that programs within the ULA like PUCKidz are making on the next generation.

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Black History Month: Ten Bears Flashback

Feb 27, 2018

As the first HBCU lacrosse team, Morgan State University’s men’s squad played an important role in the integration of the game in the 1970s. Last week, Coca-Cola hosted a standing-room-only presentation in Atlanta that recounted the Ten Bears story and the growth of lacrosse in the African-American community.

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Something to Believe In

Feb 15, 2018

Through the tough times in Larry Mackey’s life, lacrosse has been there and led him towards better things, including a special connection to the Ugandan lacrosse community.

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Diversity Grant Application Deadline is Monday

Feb 01, 2018

Deadline for National Diversity Grant Program applications is Monday, February 5. Six different grant categories are available: Girls’ Initiative, Urban Outreach, Community Impact, Event Support, Disability Access, and BRIDGE. 

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US Lacrosse Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

Jan 12, 2018

Earlier this week, a photo captioned with a racial slur appeared on a social media account of a member of our 2017 U.S. Women’s Team. While the details of how this post was generated remain unclear, this and other recent, divisive social media posts are both intolerable and contrary to the core values of US Lacrosse, as well as the players, coaches and support staff who comprise our national team program.

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