Soccer and Social Change
73 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

What Can You Do With 10,000 Soccer Balls?

What Can You Do With 10,000 Soccer Balls? | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
In the new documentary film This Is Not a Ball, Brazilian artist Vik Muniz explores the significance of the soccer ball from an artistic perspective, and as a tool for social change.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Football for the blind in Brazil : International Platform on Sport and Development

Football for the blind in Brazil : International Platform on Sport and Development | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
The Platform provides a hub for sharing knowledge, building good practice, facilitating coordination and fostering partnerships between and within different stakeholder groups with an interest in the field of Sport and Development.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

In Brazil, Soccer Isn't Just A Sport. It Changes Lives - Huffington Post

In Brazil, Soccer Isn't Just A Sport. It Changes Lives - Huffington Post | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
In Brazil, Soccer Isn't Just A Sport. It Changes Lives Huffington Post One organization doing just that is Street Football World, which launched the Football for Development Project -- a series of initiatives strengthening local Brazilian...
more...
Jennifer Waller's curator insight, July 7, 2014 12:53 PM

Changing lives through soccer - Football Development Project - Once you're on the field it's easy to transform your passion into life skills. 

Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

The Connective Power of Soccer | One World Futbol

The Connective Power of Soccer | One World Futbol | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
One World Futbol fan, Saya, talks about her trip from the Untied States to bring the nearly indestructible One World Futbol to kids in need in Tanzania.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

The World Cup Reminds Us That All The World's A Soccer Field - NPR

The World Cup Reminds Us That All The World's A Soccer Field - NPR | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
NPR
The World Cup Reminds Us That All The World's A Soccer Field
NPR
The global reach of soccer never ceases to amaze me. I travel all over the world, sometimes to incredibly remote areas.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Difficult but steady progress for Afghan women

Difficult but steady progress for Afghan women | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
The power of sport for social change:Afghan women's football league breaking down formidable barriers... http://t.co/Cz4tCXRaeK
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

I Wish the Sport I Love Could Help Eliminate Injustice Around World - Huffington Post

I Wish the Sport I Love Could Help Eliminate Injustice Around World - Huffington Post | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Hindustan Times I Wish the Sport I Love Could Help Eliminate Injustice Around World Huffington Post In watching the pre-tournament coverage, however, I have noticed this year's games seem to be concerning many fans because social issues have...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Refugee kids soccer club takes off - KSAT San Antonio

Refugee kids soccer club takes off - KSAT San Antonio | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Refugee kids soccer club takes off KSAT San Antonio For some students, not having money can hold them back from participating in organized sports, but the San Antonio soccer community is stepping up to make sure that doesn't happen by creating a...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Darfur United 2014, ConIFA World Football Cup on Vimeo

After many obstacles and a long trip from its refugee camps home, Darfur United arrives in Ostersund, Sweden to participate in the ConIFA World Football Cup. What…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Changing the world through football - YouTube

Social change through football. It takes a team to win a game. streetfootballworld believes in the unique power of football to change lives and bring people ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Goal! Soccer for a Better Future, Part 3: Gender Equality

Soccer is more than just a game. It's being used to empower girls around the world, creating an environment of social change on a global scale. The streetfoo...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

‘And Still We Rise’: Palestinian Soccer Stands Tall

‘And Still We Rise’: Palestinian Soccer Stands Tall | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
For the first time in its eighty-six-year existence, the Palestinian national team has qualified for a major international tournament.
Chris Singer's insight:

Very inspirational story. Great post from Dave Zirin

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Little Haiti soccer field builds bridges, creates dream - MiamiHerald.com

Little Haiti soccer field builds bridges, creates dream - MiamiHerald.com | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Little Haiti soccer field builds bridges, creates dream
MiamiHerald.com
Simon Guillaume grew up watching ragtag teams of kids in his native Haiti play soccer on grassless, dusty fields — wherever they could.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

love.futbol Hernanes honored at World Cup Kickoff with Golden Goody Award - Boxscore

love.futbol Hernanes honored at World Cup Kickoff with Golden Goody Award - Boxscore | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
love.futbol Hernanes honored at World Cup Kickoff with Golden Goody Award Boxscore Anderson Hernanes (Brazil National Team for the World Cup) received a Golden Goody Award (lifetime achievement award) from the Goody Awards for his work for US and...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

One Boy's Dream to be a Soccer Star - Huffington Post

One Boy's Dream to be a Soccer Star - Huffington Post | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
One Boy's Dream to be a Soccer Star
Huffington Post
"Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Social change through sports

Social change through sports | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Joy Reid discusses how recent events in professional sports has positively affected bullying, racial, and LGBTQ issues.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Soccer Ball | Op-Docs | The New York Times

This short video shows how a Congolese man turns scraps into a soccer ball for village children, so they can play the sport they love. Produced by: Jerome Thélia Read the story here: http://nyti...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Amputee soccer players in Mexico train with dream of participating in their ... - Fox News

Amputee soccer players in Mexico train with dream of participating in their ... - Fox News | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Fox News
Amputee soccer players in Mexico train with dream of participating in their ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

For Chile's Homeless, Soccer Is More Than A Game - WBUR

For Chile's Homeless, Soccer Is More Than A Game - WBUR | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
For Chile's Homeless, Soccer Is More Than A Game
WBUR
Domingo Correa is a longtime participant in Homeless Soccer. He first joined back in 2011, and his nickname is Jack Sparrow.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Photo exhibit captures the 'true football' of Brazil - Standard-Examiner

Photo exhibit captures the 'true football' of Brazil - Standard-Examiner | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Photo exhibit captures the 'true football' of Brazil Standard-Examiner Pictures of these fields, shot from a helicopter by 35-year-old São Paulo photographer Renato Stockler, are part of an exhibition featuring photos by some 40 photographers with...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

"Soccer for Social Change" - SoccerNation.com

"Soccer for Social Change" - SoccerNation.com | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
SoccerNation.com "Soccer for Social Change" SoccerNation.com Since then, streetfootballworld has grown into the world's leading network in the field of “soccer for social change,” connecting over 100 members in 60 countries worldwide and working...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

World Cup woes and social change | The Community Football Hub

World Cup woes and social change | The Community Football Hub | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Without this World Cup having even kicked off, people are beginning to talk of the 'power' of football and the World Cup to create social change in Qatar. ... SOCCER & SOCIETY: Special Issue: Football and Inclusivity.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Beyond Sport - Beyond Soccer 2014

Beyond Sport - Beyond Soccer 2014 | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Beyond Sport promotes, supports and celebrates the use of sport to address social issues in communities around the world. We do this through global events, awards schemes and a year-round online network.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

More Than Just a Game: Soccer As an Agent For Social Change

More Than Just a Game: Soccer As an Agent For Social Change | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Soccer is the world's most popular sport and a catalyst for social change and international development beyond the pitch and the athletes of the game.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chris Singer
Scoop.it!

Diversity is good for team performance in soccer - Washington Post (blog)

Diversity is good for team performance in soccer - Washington Post (blog) | Soccer and Social Change | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog)
Diversity is good for team performance in soccer
Washington Post (blog)
This is the first in a series of posts that The Monkey Cage will run on politics, political science and the World Cup.
more...
No comment yet.