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Chelsea Heyward

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December 18, 2018

Saints linebacker: Get justice for children in the criminal justice system

Instead of locking kids up like adults, intervene early to divert them from the system.…
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Players Coalition News
November 2, 2018

Saints Demario Davis, Ben Watson credited with getting Louisiana voting-restoration law passed

Thousands of Louisianans are getting their right to vote returned to them, and New Orleans Saints players Demario…
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Players Coalition News
November 2, 2018

What will Golden Tate bring to the Eagles? What has Malcolm Jenkins brought to the Players Coalition? Anquan Boldin weighs in

BOCA RATON, Fla. – While former NFL wide receiver Anquan Boldin never played for the Eagles, his…
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Players Coalition News
October 20, 2018

LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD: Panthers WR fighting for justice, from personal experience

Earlier this month, the Carolina Panthers receiver scheduled a daylong tour through the local criminal…
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Players Coalition News
October 20, 2018

Panthers’ Torrey Smith uses off day to listen, learn, act as part of Players Coalition

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For most NFL players, the typical causes of perspiration are the physical…
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Listen & Learn
August 4, 2018

Players Coalition flexes advocacy muscles at Harvard, state house

On March 23rd, Players Coalition worked with Harvard Law School to host a Social Justice Summit with key…
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Listen & Learn
August 4, 2018

For Ravens in the Players Coalition, helping the city starts with listening and learning

On March 21st, Baltimore Ravens' Benjamin Watson, Brandon Williams and Matthew Judon met with social justice advocates in Baltimore…
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Clean Slate ActOp-Eds
August 4, 2018

NFL players: Why so many Americans need a clean slate

In Pennsylvania, Torrey Smith, Chris Long and Malcolm Jenkins lobbied for the passage of HB 1419, the Clean Slate…
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Voter Restoration Rights
August 4, 2018

New Orleans Saints players Demario Davis, Ben Watson endorse voting rights bill

Benjamin Watson and Demario Davis lobbied the Louisiana State Legislature for voter rights.  Watson and Davis co-wrote a letter…
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Bail Reform
August 4, 2018

Jenkins, Long lead Players Coalition group pushing bail reform

Malcolm Jenkins and Chris Long alongside Rodney McLeod met with more than 25 top Chief Public Defenders at the National…
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Bail Reform
August 4, 2018

Jets owner and 3 NFL players ask Cuomo for bail reform

 On June 7, Demario Davis, Josh McCown, Kelvin Beachum and Jets owner Chris Johnson lobbied for pretrial reform through…
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Players Coalition News
August 4, 2018

NFL star Malcolm Jenkins: ‘We can talk about social issues and still have a great game’

Malcolm Jenkins appears on NBC News with Lester Holt regarding the need to discuss and impact racial and…
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