How can i take action?
I'M A COACH
We are excited to support all of you coaches and mentors in empowering athletes to celebrate and embrace their whole selves.
To help, we’ve collected some great resources and opportunities for you. With the tools below, you’ll explore the limiting stereotypes confronting your athletes and develop strategies to help overcome them. Check them out and make sure to stay in touch!
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TAKE THE PLEDGE
Pledge to use your voice to overcome limiting stereotypes. You’ll get weekly emails with short, simple ways to help move the needle.
FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL
Join the movement by following us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Follow Miss Representation for more on women and girls’ issues, The Mask You Live In to explore American masculinity, and The Representation Project to learn more about challenging and overcoming stereotypes.
SHARE OUR RESOURCES
Use our resources (like our videos and conversation starters) with parents, caregivers, and athletes in your program. We created these tools to help your community examine how media and culture shape beliefs and behavior, inform self-concepts, and perpetuate limiting stereotypes.
'MISS REPRESENTATION' CONVERSATION STARTERS
Student athletes use our tools to examine how media shapes beliefs about behavior, informs self-concepts, and perpetuates limiting stereotypes about girls and women. The Mask You Live In resources coming soon.
Lead activities with your student athlete. Together, you'll consider the ways mainstream media shapes beliefs and practices when it comes to women and girls.
Engage your student athletes in hands-on activities designed to spark a discussion about what it means to “Be a Man” and support them in becoming their whole selves.
Coach for America informs, inspires, and initiates individual, communal, and societal change that empowers men and women to be their best personally, professionally, and relationally.
Coach For A Change is an e-learning module to support coaches in preventing violence.
Coaching Boys Into Men (CBIM) equips coaches with tools to help their young athletes build respectful, non-violent relationships.
Positive Coaching Alliance develops better athletes and better people through resources for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, leaders, and student athletes.
Student athletes can play a leadership role in building the school community. Find out more with this e-book.