DISC Sports Diversity & Inclusion Symposium
RISE hosted the Diversity & Inclusion Sports Consortium (DISC) annual Sports Diversity & Inclusion Symposium on Oct. 9 and 10, 2018, in Detroit.
The theme for the symposium was “Using Sports to Impact Society Through Culture, Inclusion & Advocacy.”
The daytime sessions were at RISE’s Midwest regional office at the Detroit Police Athletic League, site of the old Detroit Tigers Stadium. The Tuesday evening event was at the Detroit Historical Museum. The symposium included six panel discussions and two keynote conversations with a total of 35 speakers.
RISE is a member organization in DISC, whose members include ESPN, Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball, Major League Soccer, NASCAR, National Basketball Association, Women’s National Basketball Association, National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Football League, National Hockey League, Professional Golfers’ Association, PGA Tour, United States Olympic Committee, United States Tennis Association and You Can Play.