adidas joins as national partner in the initiative   Newark, NJ – The first mini-pitches honoring Black Players for Change (BPC) were unveiled at West Side High School in Newark, NJ today. To mark the occasion, members of BPC, Black executives from New York Red Bulls (RBNY) and the U.S. Soccer Foundation, and the West […]

  To continue important conversations about using sports for social change, the U.S. Soccer Foundation participated in a virtual conversation hosted by the Delegation of Catalonia to the U.S. The online event focused on how sports can play a decisive role in replacing racism and prejudice with tolerance and inclusiveness. The panel was moderated by Aurora […]

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Black Players for Change, Musco Lighting, and the U.S. Soccer Foundation announced that community mini-pitches will be installed in honor of the founding 12 Executive Board Members of Black Players for Change (BPC) over the course of the next year.

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Black Players for Change, Musco Lighting, and the U.S. Soccer Foundation announced that community mini-pitches will be installed in honor of the founding 12 Executive Board Members of Black Players for Change (BPC) over the course of the next year.

COLUMBUS —Columbus Crew SC, the Columbus Crew SC Foundation, Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, and the U.S. Soccer Foundation today announced that they have begun installing two new mini-pitches in Central Ohio at Sullivant Gardens Community Center (755 Renick St, Columbus, OH 43223) and Blackburn Community Center (263 Carpenter St, Columbus, OH 43205). These mini-pitches […]

The final day of the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s 2020 Virtual National Training plenary focused on ensuring health equity as we return to play and reimagine the future of youth sports. The inspiring session stressed creative collaborations, the importance of getting involved on the local level, and the need for inclusivity. The panel was moderated by […]

Racism isn’t just an issue on the nightly news. It’s systemic, it’s global, and it’s a problem of which more and more people of all backgrounds are aware and finally confronting, according to an all-star panel of soccer players who spoke at the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s 2020 Virtual National Training plenary Friday. The trio tackled […]

“We have an opportunity to create meaningful systemic change.” That was the message from Diana Cutaia, founder of Coaching Peace and moderator of the first plenary session kicking off the 2020 Virtual National Training. Cutaia was joined by panelists Natasha Cloud, Washington Mystics Guard, and Sydney Leroux Dwyer, Olympic Gold Medalist and Women’s World Cup Champion, […]

As a traumatic pandemic continues to grip much of America, particularly communities of color, efforts are underway to ensure that children and families across the country have positive recreational opportunities to look forward to when they return to school and play. The U.S. Soccer Foundation, with the support of its partners, this week reached an […]

Today, the U.S. Soccer Federation and the U.S. Soccer Foundation released the following joint statement: We have come to an agreement that we believe is in the best interest for the sport in the United States. As we move forward, the U.S. Soccer Federation and the U.S. Soccer Foundation will work together to provide access […]