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A specially curated resource for students and young professionals looking to expand their knowledge and network within the sports & entertainment industry. Maximizing today’s virtual learning environment, LaChica Lately is a premium digital platform for understanding best practices, knowing where to start, and establishing your community within the industry.

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With so many virtual resources readily available, it’s so important we take advantage of this unique access and continue to expand our perspective to ultimately help empower others. This is the time of year where many organizations are already accepting applications for Fall internships, so start looking for openings and be willing to explore positions you may not have previously thought of. This newsletter has some great events listed where you can tune in and maybe pick up a few pointers or industry tidbits that may help you in your next job interview. Our team will continue to support your efforts by highlighting educational tools as you advance into the sports & entertainment industry.

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Sports PR Summit Collective

“Sports PR Summit is an ongoing think tank for the Sports PR community, which includes PR practitioners, media and athletes. We unite these stakeholders across the sports world via in-person events, virtual events and an online Collective community. Our goal is to maximize the working relationship between PR, media and athletes, while creating solutions that can be deployed across our industry. Uniting together will make the Sports PR industry stronger and create space for growth and meaningful change. There is no reason we can't all be resources for each other."

Click HERE to learn more and sign up for this incredible opportunity!

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Presented by PeacePlayers

"Taking advantage of PeacePlayers global network and platform, the Play It Forward podcast uses the voices and stories of people working in their communities and networks to promote peace and equity."⁠

Click HERE to find out more & start listening! 


2021 WNFC Championship Breakfast
Presented by WNFC on August 7th at 9:00am
“The WNFC-sanctioned Championship Breakfast has taken place in the IX CUP host city every year of the league's existence, drawing sellout crowds to hear from some of the sport’s biggest names. The MVP, Team of the Year, and more are presented at the breakfast. The event is held in honor of the athletes, coaches, and fans of women's football, culminating in an all-star panel, which will be discussing ways to continue to empower and support women and girls in football.”

Click HERE to find out more and register for the event! 

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NBPA PlayerCon 

Presented by NBPA on August 11&12

“Join some of your favorite basketball stars at PlayerCon, an all-new interactive event happening on August 11 & 12 featuring basketball players, entrepreneurs, super producers, and music execs in gaming competitions, roundtable conversations, hosting a start-up pitch contest and an exclusive music listening session, and more.” 

Click HERE to find out more and register! 

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Presented by Girls Leadership on August 19 at 1 PM PT/4 PM ET

"The Ready to Lead report found that Black and Latinx girls were most likely to self-identify as leaders and scored highest on the leadership scale. But in school, teacher bias limits their leadership opportunities and they experience harsher disciplinary actions. With more than half of girls in the U.S. identifying as girls of color, it’s time for new policy and research that supports the leadership of Black and Latinx girls in schools. What kinds of changes need to happen at the local, state, and federal levels? How can policymakers take action now? Join us for a 75-minute panel discussion on Thursday, August 19, moderated by Patrice Berry, Executive Advisor, Oakland Mayor’s Office and Co-Founder, AssistHub. Panelists include Dr. Stephanie Wood-Garnett, President of the Institute for Student Achievement; Dr. K Shakira Washington, Vice President of Advocacy & Research at National Crittenton; and Mia Bonta, CEO of Oakland Promise."

Click HERE to find out more & register!

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PeacePlayers REMOTE Internships 

"Established in 2001, PeacePlayers International is a peace-building nonprofit organization that uses sport as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together,” PeacePlayers has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 15 countries.

PeacePlayers offers basketball programming, peace education, leadership development and professional training to youth across the world with the vision of forming individual and communal connections that create a more peaceful world. The organization operates year-round programs in the Middle East, South Africa, Northern Ireland and Cyprus and the United States. In the United States our goal is to develop a network of youth leaders, who come together across communal divides to create a more peaceful and equitable society."


Join an internship with PeacePlayers! PeacePlayers is currently accepting applications for the internship opportunities listed below. If interested, CLICK HERE to read more about the roles & contact Bailee Rasmussen at


Marketing and Communications Intern - Social Media


Marketing and Communications Intern - Content Creation


Marketing and Development Intern - Writing


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If you would like to have your event listed in the next newsletter,

please email Gabi Peoples: