2018 Host: RISE

2018 Host: RISE

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.

Video highlights

Photo album

Video of keynote conversation with Paul Tagliabue and Jocelyn Benson

Video of conversation with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Rochelle Riley

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.