Los Angeles- On Thursday, February 15thformer 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

                     4131 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90037


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

Media Contact:

CONTACT: Miles Martin

EVERFI, Sports & Entertainment Division

[email protected]