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MICHAEL JORDAN PLEDGES $100 MILLION TO BLACK COMMUNITIES

Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand have announced a $100 million donation to organizations dedicated to implementing racial equality and social justice.

“Through our Jordan Wings Program, we have been focused on providing access to education, mentorship and opportunity for Black youth facing the obstacles of systemic racism… but we know we can do more,” read the statement from June 5 that was released by the Jordon Brand.

“We must join forces with the community, government and civic leaders to create a lasting impact together,” said Craig Williams, President of Jordan Brand, who stressed they want to have a very “real impact” in the Black Community.

In the spirit of embracing responsibility, the mission of Jordon Wings Program is to provide inspiration and access so that youth can create a better future. On May 27 the Program awarded scholarships to 32 students across North America for any four-year university. They will join the 1,800 students already funded during the past six years in both China and the United States.

 

 

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