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May 10, 2018

Coding4Kindness Recap

 Last month, our team met with developers at Salesforce to review and make changes to our Building Dreams Licensing Flow and to review and make updates to the Building Dreams App. Thanks to their team as we were able to make a number of improvements in each of these areas and…

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May 10, 2018

Social and Emotional Benefits of Playing Sports

Source: workinsports.com | Re-Post Fight For Life 5/10/2018 -The physical health benefits of playing sports are countless. In addition to being entertaining, it’s scientifically proven that sports activities are good for your heart and your brain.What’s rarely mentioned is that playing a sport can improve your social and emotional skills.Social…

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April 18, 2018

Build A Better You: Morals Responses

This year, Fight For Life announced the “Build A Better You Challenge” with Jack and Jill Magazine. In this series, Marlin Jackson sets out the building blocks that students need in order to live the life they want. As someone who grew up in humble circumstances and was able to…

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April 05, 2018

Why We RAP

Each year, Fight For Life Foundation strives to teach core values through physical activity. This takes shape in the form of our Seal the Deal Youth Football Camp where children from the inner city in both Indianapolis and Sharon, Pennsylvania come to develop their football skills as well as learn…

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April 05, 2018

Curing A National Epidemic With Physical Literacy And SEL

Source: gettingsmart.com | Re-Post Fight for Life 4/5/2018 -Real change doesn’t occur without a certain level of discomfort. In fact, the greater the discomfort, the greater the potential change.At the micro level, personal change occurs when an individual throws their proverbial hands up and declares “I’ve had enough” and then…

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March 28, 2018

Marlin Jackson Featured on Gary Brackett's "Success Leaves Clues"

Our Founder and President, Marlin Jackson, was featured on fellow Colt Gary Brackett’s podcast “Success Leaves Clues.” Success Leaves Clues is a podcast show hosted by Gary Brackett that is focused on providing “clues” to people looking to take the next step in life.Marlin sits down with Gary to talk about social…

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March 20, 2018

Building Dreams Testimonials

  Our Building Dreams students are a pretty big deal, which is why their thoughts and opinions are at the core of each of our programs. Our overall goal is to introduce social and emotional learning into the classroom in a way that’s exciting, engaging, and relevant. Throughout the course of…

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March 20, 2018

Build A Better You Challenge: Morals

This year, Fight For Life is excited to announce the “Build A Better You Challenge” that incorporates our Building Dreams program with Jack and Jill Magazine! In this new series, Marlin Jackson sets out the building blocks that students need in order to live the life they want. As someone who…

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March 16, 2018

Fight For Life Is Now A Part Of Amazon Smile

Fight For Life Foundation is excited to share that we are now a part of AmazonSmile! “AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the…

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March 08, 2018

Early Social-Emotional Functioning and Public Health: The Relationship Between Kindergarten Social Competence and Future Wellness

Source: ajph.aphapublications.org | Re-Post Fight for Life7/8/2018 – Understanding what early characteristics predict future outcomes could be of great value in helping children develop into healthy adults. In recent years, much research has been directed toward understanding noncognitive traits in children that may increase the likelihood of healthy personal development and…

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