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Taking advantage of PeacePlayers global network and platform, the Play It Forward podcast uses the voices and stories of people working in their communities and networks to promote peace and equity. ⁠⁠



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"Honoring MLK's Legacy: A conversation about sport & social Justice

with LA84 Foundation's President & CEO, Renata Simril; former NBA star and Columbia University professor, Len Elmore; and PeacePlayers United States Executive Director, Adam Johnson

Published February 28th, 2022

MLK, Martin Luther King Junior, Social Justice, Sport, LA84 Foundation, PeacePlayers United States, Athletes, Activism


"Big Dreams in the BIG10"

with Omar Brown, Senior Vice President, People & Culture of the BIG10 Conference

Published February 7th, 2022

BIG10 Conference, Big Ten Conference, NCAA, DEI, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion,


"Sport with Intent"

with Fred Turner, Executive Director of Beyond Sport

Published January 31st, 2022

Beyond Sport, Sport for development, London, Racial Equity Assessment Tool, Equity, Sport for good, PeacePlayers United States


"Women at the center of sport, peace & society"

with PeacePlayers Executive Director, Karen Doubilet, and director of the Center for Sport, Peace & Society at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Sarah Hillyer

Published January 24th, 2022

Center for Peace Sport & Society, PeacePlayers International, University of Tennessee, Women, Leadership, Women Leadership


"The Light at the end of the troubles"

with Trevor Ringland, former Ireland Rugby player and Northern Ireland special envoy to the United States

Published January 3rd, 2022

Trevor Ringland, Ireland Rugby, PeacePlayers Northern Ireland, The Troubles


"Klaus" *Bonus episode*

with Tim Rasmussen, creator and host of the PopViolence podcast

Published December 23rd, 2021

Tim Rasmussen, Pop Violence, Klaus, Netflix, Christmas, Holidays


"Wake up world!"

with Batouly Camara, professional basketball player and founder of Women And Kids Empowerment (WAKE)

Published December 20th, 2021

Batouly Camara, Women And Kids Empowerment, Women's Basketball, Guinea


"Youth Development"

with Don Showalter, USA Basketball youth development coach

Published December 13th, 2021

Don Showalter, USA Basketball, Youth Basketball, Youth Development



with Damien Mander, founder of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation

Published December 7th, 2021

Damien Mander, International Ant-Poaching Foundation, IAPF, Africa, Akashinga


"A peaceplayers' journey"

with Nasiphi Khafu, Executive Director PeacePlayers South Africa

Published November 29th, 2021

Nasiphi Khafu, PeacePlayers, South Africa


"I am More Than An Athlete"

with Joanne Pasternack, CEO of Oliver+Rose

Published November 15th, 2021

Joanne Pasternack, Athletes Voices, Oliver+Rose, Chief Impact Officer


"By the Grace of the Game"

with Dan Grunfeld, author of By the Grace of the Game: The Holocaust, A Basketball Legacy, and an Unprecedented American Dream, and son of Ernie Grunfeld

Published November 15th, 2021

Dan Grunfeld, Ernie Grunfeld, By The Grace of the Game, Stanford Business School


"The power of basketball"

with Amadou Gallo Fall of Basketball Africa League (BAL) and NBA Africa

Published November 8th, 2021

Amadou Gallo Fall, NBA Africa, Basketball Africa League, BAL, SEED Project

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