February 22-26, 2021
Monday, February 22 - Where Are We Now? The Sports & Media Landscape (ACFC Members-Only)
Featuring: Cobi Jones, Jessica Mendoza, Courtney Carter, and more
Personal stories of how race has shaped pro athletes’ and entertainers’ experiences, the changes they’ve seen, and what they hope the future holds.
Tuesday, February 23 - BWPC & The Call Up
Featuring: Jasmyne Spencer, Ifeoma Onumonu, Estelle Johnson, Tziarra “Zee” King, Nils Clauson, Curran Ferrey
A conversation with board members of the Black Women Players Collective and the filmmakers of “The Call Up,” a docuseries that shares an intimate look at the experiences of Black players in the NWSL.
Wednesday, February 24 - Beyond the Pitch: Careers in Sports & Media
Featuring: Keidane McAlpine, Lindsay Kagawa Colas, Karina LeBlanc, Renata Simril, Danielle Slaton
Beyond the pitch - spotlighting the opportunities and pathways for BIPOC to be involved in the sports and media industries. Hear from professionals about their career paths and experiences in their fields.
Thursday, February 25 - Youth Soccer in Their Words (ACFC Members-Only)
Featuring: Youth players from across California
Going back to the beginning of the pro-soccer player’s journey: A chance to hear about the role of race in youth soccer, directly from exceptional youth players within our community.
Friday, February 26 - Beyond Black History Month: Committing to Change
Featuring: Very special guests from the soccer world and an exciting partnership announcement
After-Party (ACFC Members-Only)
Featuring: Coco & Breezy
DJs Coco & Breezy will lead a true celebration of Black stories, culture, and experiences. Dance your face off with ACFC Members, staff, and owners.