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Our Mission

We change the lives of youth and strengthen communities through the power of sport.

  • Our History

    Laureus USA was founded in 2002, inspired by Nelson Mandela's declaration that "sport has the power to change the world." ...

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  • Our Approach

    We believe that sport has a uniquely powerful ability to help solve some of our society’s most challenging problems, ranging from violence to obesity. ...

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  • Our Impact

    We use sport to improve the health & wellness, education, employability and social cohesion of youth. Since 2012, we have reached over 480,000 youth in 82 ...

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Sport  has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair.

– Nelson Mandela, 2000 Laureus World Sports Awards

Our Work

We catalyze the growth of programs that use sport as a tool for social change.

We tackle social inequities through the power of sport.

We are the champions of sport as a force for collaborative change.

We help communities and youth realize their full potential.

 

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    A Tuition-Free Graduate Fellowship in NYC

    NEW YORK CITY – Mar. 21, 2017 – Young professionals interested in sport for social change now have the opportunity to earn their masters while gaining work experience.

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    Streetfootballworld Draws Global Leaders in Soccer to...

    ATLANTA – Mar. 10, 2017 – ‘Soccer in the Streets’ announced today the ‘streetfootballworld’ Summit – a gathering of soccer experts from around the world

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    Celebrating Playworks Junior Coaches

    LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA – February 22nd 2017 – The role of a Playworks Junior Coach is a lot more than just fun and games. These fourth and fifth graders are trained to make

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    Honoring the World’s Greatest Athletes

    MONACO – February 14, 2017 – The Laureus World Sports Awards took place in the company of royalty as Monaco’s Prince Albert and Princess Charlene joined the

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    Shredding for a Cause

    LOS ANGELES – February 11th, 2017 –  People from all walks of life, from pharmacists to engineers, followed their passion for giving back to the STOKED Trishredathon,

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    Requesting Proposals for Youth Sport Grants on...

    ATLANTA– February 7th, 2017 – Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA (Laureus USA) announced that it is accepting proposals for its Sport for Good Atlanta grants.

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