Seattle Seahawks Social Justice

Seahawks Social Justice

Black History Month

Black History Month

All month long, we'll be celebrating, honoring and reflecting on the achievements of African-Americans as we continue to fight for racial justice in our country. Each week of February, we'll focus on different ways to educate, bring awareness, support and participate as a social justice advocate and more.

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Choose 180

Choose 180

2019 Seahawks NFL Social Justice grant recipient, Choose 180, was recognized in 2020 for exemplary work in the social justice space, especially as it pertains to youth in the Seattle and greater Seattle area. Choose 180 Executive Director Sean Goode was selected as the 12 Flag Raiser and in Week 14 Seahawks vs. NY Jets, Chris Carson even rocked Choose 180 on his cleats for the My Cause, My Cleats game on December 6. View the short documentary on the Seahawks Youtube channel.

Community Passageways

Community Passageways

The 2018 Seahawks NFL Social Justice Grant recipient Community Passageways Emmy-award winning short documentary available to view on the Seahawks YouTube channel.

Building Black Wealth

Building Black Wealth

The Seahawks teamed up with local rapper and entrepreneur Draze for a special Seahawks episode of Building Black Wealth, which can be viewed on the Seahawks YouTube channel. Check out some of the local black businesses along with some of our Legends!

Congratulations to the 2020 Seattle Seahawks NFL Social Justice Grant Recipients

Robert Chinn Foundation

Robert Chinn Foundation

A Seattle-based charitable organization that supports the Seattle and broader AAPI (Asian American & Pacific Islander) communities. Through its grantmaking, the foundation educates the public about Asian contributions in the United States and the world, supports youth education and early-career development, and promotes Asian excellence. Also home to the Asian Hall of Fame, established in 2004; AAPI are inducted across all disciplines.

Youth Care

Youth Care

This organization's mission is prioritizing racial equity and is essential to preventing and ending homelessness. Homeless youth are disproportionally youth of color, LGBTQ+, immigrants, and refugees—with many identities that overlap and intersect. Approximately one third of young people experiencing homelessness in King County have been in foster care and almost one half have had some experience with the juvenile detention system.

Kingmakers

Kingmakers

Based and implemented from the Kingmakers of Oakland model, Kingmakers of Seattle partners with Seattle Public Schools (SPS) as an elective class at four Levy-funded schools that focus on positive racial identity development, mentoring and leadership skills. The goal of Kingmakers is to work across systems to provide culturally relevant curriculum and professional development at four schools and, ultimately, spread access to culturally relevant curriculum for Black males across SPS.

Latino Community Fund (LCF)

Latino Community Fund (LCF)

LCF provides free and unbiased counseling to over 1,200 individuals each year, helping connect underrepresented communities to health care related resources. In addition to being part of a statewide Benefits Enrollment Center, LCF also offers community engagement, outreach, and education services regarding different environmental issues that affect the health of families through the King County Dirt Alert program.

Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Washington

Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Washington

Based out of Yakima, OIC strives to eliminate unemployment, poverty, illiteracy, and racism so all people can live with greater human dignity, specifically in immigrant communities. They work to afford a second chance to individuals and families with multiple life challenges. OIC provides services through three divisions including Housing and Financial Services, Nutrition and Health Services, Education and Career Services.

Donating and Fundraising

Donate to the Seahawks Players Equality & Justice for All Action Fund

Donate to the Seahawks Players Equality & Justice for All Action Fund

In an effort to create lasting change and build a more compassionate and inclusive society, we are launching the Seahawks Players Equality & Justice for All Action Fund to support education and leadership programs addressing equality and justice.

We invite you to join us in donating and taking action.

The Black Future Co-Op Fund

The Black Future Co-Op Fund

The Seahawks are proud to support the Black Future Co-Op Fund, which acknowledges the harm that systemic racism has done to the Black community in Washington state, and serves as a collective hub for efforts to eradicate poverty, build generational wealth, preserve Black Culture, and celebrate the incredible resilience of the Black community.

The Digital Equity Initiative

The Digital Equity Initiative

The Seahawks have a long-standing commitment to educate, empower and inspire our region's youth. We are proud to partner with All in WA to directly address the need for equitable access to technology for students in our community. Many students in our region are facing unprecedented challenges with virtual learning due to lack of access to devices and high-speed internet.

The Seattle Seahawks Charitable Foundation is proud to commit $120,000 to the Digital Equity Initiative to help ensure that students have their basic technology needs met. We encourage all 12s to come together with our team and join us in donating today.

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