Dave Zirin has been called “the best sportswriter in the United States,” by Robert Lipsyte and “...the finest, most important writer on sports and politics in America” by Dr. Cornel West. Zirin is sports editor for The Nation, and its first sports writer ever. Zirin was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for his book, The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment that Changed the World.
As many young athletes have chosen to use their voices to create a better future, PCA's SCBR co-leads Marti Reed and Trennis Jones will be joined by award-winning author and editor Dave Zirin to discuss:
- The impact young athletes are making with their courage
- What we can learn from historical examples of athletic voices
- How to be a "Positive Force" in support of our young people