An open letter and invitation from College of San Mateo football coach Tim Tulloch:
Coaches and athletes have been on the forefront of creating change in regards to racism and inequality in our country for decades. Think Jesse Owens/Archie Williams (CSM alum), Jim Brown, Muhammad Ali, Coach Herman Boone (Remember the Titans), etc. to name a few.
Us coaches in 2020 need to lead. Supportive social media posts will raise awareness but is not enough. We see the same chapter of the book over and over again, with a different name in a different city...we need to put a THE END to the book and start to write a new book.
We are calling a "Huddle" with our athletes, who are in pain and have a deep sense of hopelessness, together with our local police chiefs/mayors to work in partnership on real meaningful solutions. It starts with a genuine conversation. We believe this is a national issue (dating back centuries) that has to be solved on a local level, right here in each of our communities. We can foster a start of meaningful, real change, and it starts now.
I would love for you to attend our event, "The Huddle Up - Coaches for Change" Wednesday (June 3) at 6 pm (PDT).
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