Los Angeles- On Thursday, February 15th, former NBA player Jerome Williams, the National Basketball Retired Players Association Chapters Legends, and education technology innovator EVERFI, Inc. will visit local students at Manual Arts High School to celebrate the launch of the Legends Shooting for Peace 306 – African-American History program.
The Legends Shooting for Peace 306 program offers students the opportunity to explore and reflect on key themes of African-American history through primary texts and compelling modules that build shared values and inspire today’s youth to become tomorrow’s leaders.
WHAT: Jerome Williams, NBRPA Chapters Legends, and EVERFI Launch 306 – African American History
-Interview opportunities with Jerome Williams, Allan Houston, NBRPA Chapters Members, Fathers and Men of Professional Basketball Players, EVERFI Sports & Entertainment division staff, and select students.
-Panel discussion celebrating African-American history while underscoring the importance of diversity and inclusion.
-B-roll opportunity of students actively working on the 306 – African American HistoryTM course with former NBA Players, panel session, and celebrity basketball game.
WHEN: Thursday, February 15th, 2018
12:00 – 12:30 PM Classroom Visit for 306 – African American HistoryTM Demo
12:30 – 1:00 PM Panel Session featuring special guests
2:00 – 3:00 PM Celebrity Basketball Game
WHERE: Manual Arts High School
Jerome Williams, Former NBA Player & President of NBRPA Las Vegas Chapter
Allan Houston, Former NBA Player, Assistant General Manager of the New York Knicks & General Manager of the Westchester Knicks
Spencer Haywood, Former NBA Player & Vice Chair of NBRPA
Charles “Choo” Smith, Retired Member of the Harlem Globetrotters
Etan Thomas, Former NBA Player
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