Be Beautiful… Create… Inspire… Dream Audacious Visions

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As Sportainability prepares to ramp our new ‘inner-city’ and   ‘at-risk’ programming, at a large scale level (news coming  soon), I watch this below video, which drives many  emotions. I know our value to drive powerful ways to impact  a community and shifting youth from where the norm is  uncontrollably driving.

I watch this video and remember the days where I was lost and only a coach and mentor helped drive me in the right directions, dangerously veering to the healthy path… and inspire me.

Spoken word, visual street art and music drive a lot of emotion in me. Movement to shift the world… We’re movers… we’ve shaken and not been stirred, no matter how big the adversity before us to cease our drive to help.

Thinking of a few really inspirational friends who use spoken word and music to shift minds and perspectives in youth around the world, whom I’ve been fortunate enough to work beside and be inspired, myself. Thanks to Jonny5- James and his crew with the Flobots for the below lyrics that truly define a mission of coming together, for a better place.

“We’ve seen planes in the windows of buildings crumbled in
We’ve seen flames send the chills through London
And we’ve sent planes to kill them and some of them were children
But still we crumbling the building
Underfunded but we still don’t understand
Under God but we kill like the son of Sam
But if you feel like I feel like about the son of man
We will overcome

So Stand up
We shall not be moved
Except By a child with no socks and shoes
If you’ve got more to give then you’ve got to prove
Put your hands up and I’ll copy you
Stand up We shall not be moved
Except by a woman dying from a loss of food
If you’ve got more to give then you’ve got to prove
Put your hands up and I’ll copy you”

Please take a moment a listen…. watch… close your eyes and smile to the memories of when we were kids. What memories and feelings does this drive within?

Be Beautiful… Create… Inspire… Dream Audacious Visions, which Grow Legs, Together.

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