ESPN Awards Inaugural Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award to Bronx Students Who Fought Racial Inequities in High School Sports

July 18, 2019

New York, NY (July 18, 2019)—During their ESPY celebrations, ESPN honored Bronx public high school Students Matt Diaz and Lisa Parks with the Inaugural Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award for using the power of sports to make a positive impact on s …



Univision Features Extensive Interview On Our Sports Equity Campaign

June 25, 2019

Univision ran an extensive studio interview today with NYLPI Community Organizer Jenny Veloz, and Matt Diaz, one of the leaders of the fair play coalition and a key part of our ongoing sports equity campaign. Please watch the story on Univision’s websi …



Public High School Students At City Hall to Celebrate Unanimous Passage of Sports Equity Legislation

May 29, 2019

Student activists and leaders in the Fair Play coalition gathered at City Hall today to speak with media and greet Council Members today to thank them for meeting during the Fair Play Lobby Day to discuss the serious disparities in access to Public Sch …



Urban Omnibus Features Sports Equity Campaign

April 11, 2019

Urban Omnibus ran a feature-length story about efforts to secure sports equity for Black and Latino students in New York City High Schools this week.



Sports Equity: Daily News Covers Department of Education Pilot Program

March 15, 2019

Daily News reporter Ben Chapman covered a new pilot program by the Department for Education, apparently attempting to tackle the issues brought up by our sports equity campaign, this morning.



Fair Play For All

February 8, 2019

Tell your City Councilmember to support “Play Equity” today…



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