Champions of Change: The RISE Podcast

Champions of Change: The RISE Podcast

Champions of Change: The RISE Podcast

CATEGORY: Sports
With new episodes every other Tuesday, Champions of Change: The RISE Podcast gives athletes and leaders in sports a platform to tell their stories and share their perspectives on issues of race, social justice and diversity, equity & inclusion in sports. Hosted by Ian Cutler, our podcast features interviews on how athletes are making a difference in their communities, and the power of sports to bring people together, improve race relations and advance racial equity and social justice.
  1. April 20, 2021
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    Ryan S. Clark, NHL reporter, The Athletic
    Ryan S. Clark, National NHL and Seattle Kraken reporter for The Athletic joins RISE's Ian Cutler and Jared Shanker to share insight and reporting on the NHL’s approach to addressing social justice and making th…
  2. April 06, 2021
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    Michaela Onyenwere, Lauryn Miller, Charisma Osborne…
    UCLA Women's Basketball players Michaela Onyenwere, Lauryn Miller, Camryn Brown and Charisma Osborne discuss More than a D.R.E.A.M., the social justice initiative they created this season in response to the eve…
  3. March 23, 2021
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    Kim Davis (NHL), Jason Sinnarajah (Buffalo Bills) &…
    RISE's Ian Cutler moderates a conversation on Culture, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Toronto Sports and Business Association’s 10th Annual Sports Industry Conference with Kim Davis, Senior Execut…
  4. March 08, 2021
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    Saroya Tinker, Rebecca Morse, Briana Mastel and Tera…
    Fresh off their historic "bubble" season in Lake Placid, New York, NWHL stars Tera Hofmann, Rebecca Morse, and Saroya Tinker of the Metropolitan Riveters and Briana Mastel of the Boston Pride, discuss gender eq…
  5. February 23, 2021
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    Trevor Baptiste, Atlas LC (PLL) & Philadelphia Wings…
    Trevor Baptiste is a professional lacrosse player for the Premier Lacrosse League’s Atlas LC, National Lacrosse League’s Philadelphia Wings and a U.S. men's national team gold medalist. Trevor joins RISE's Ian…
  6. February 09, 2021
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    Trey Flowers (Detroit Lions), Justin Simmons (Denver…
    Part II of the Sixth Annual RISE Super Bowl Critical Conversation features a conversation with three Walter Payton Man of the Year nominees in Trey Flowers (Detroit Lions), Justin Simmons (Denver Broncos) and A…
  7. February 05, 2021
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    Patrick Mahomes, Tyrann Mathieu, Tracy Wolfson and D…
    Patrick Mahomes and Tyrann Mathieu of the Kansas City Cheifs join Tracy Wolfson of CBS Sports and Diahann Billings-Burford, RISE CEO, for Part I of RISE's Sixth Annual Super Bowl Critical Conversation.
  8. February 04, 2021
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    Patrick Laird, Miami Dolphins RB
    At the start of the NFL season in September, Miami Dolphins players shared a powerful video in which they called for the league and team owners to go beyond the optics and statements of support for social justi…
  9. February 03, 2021
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    Jennifer King, Washington Football Team & Sam Rapopo…
    When Jennifer King was named an assistant running backs coach for the Washington Football Team last month she became the first full-time Black female position coach in NFL history. Sam Rapoport, NFL Senior Dire…
  10. February 02, 2021
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    Paul Tagliabue, former NFL Commissioner & RISE Co-Ch…
    Paul Tagliabue talks about his tenure as NFL Commissioner and his role as co-chair of RISE. He shares his perspective on issues of race and diversity, and how sports are used to drive social change. Plus, how t…