Imagine a world where social impact achievers received accolades like entertainers and athletes.
How positive would be a community that hailed its trailblazers, mentors, activists, changemakers, and problem-solvers as role models?
Let’s find out, together. Fearless Sports backs the doers who make communities stronger. Meet our Fearless Heroes. Discover their stories of hope and inspiration. View exclusive video interviews. Hear their uplifting stories in their own voices. Learn how they focus and recharge their passion for making our cities more livable.
CO-FOUNDER, BALTIMORE CEASEFIRE 365, AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BALTIMORE COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTER
Erricka’s city-wide call to address Baltimore’s murder rate has grown into a movement. She challenges citizens to celebrate and affirm life, and to heal through positive action. A prophet of hope, she visits the site of every homicide to remind Baltimoreans that life is precious.
Jonathan employs and teaches young Black and brown Baltimoreans to install and maintain WiFi networks. Their work connects families to the Internet to provide access to school, work, and other essential services. He gives back as a member of the Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition.
Tsanonda Edwards, MS
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, ABOVE IT ALL MENTAL HEALTH
Above It All offers therapeutic services that teach self-love, personal values, positive self-talk, life skills and more to children and adolescents. Its programs are resources for families, schools, and communities.
For B-360, we’re revolutionizing how people think about education and how people are undoing systemic racism and making sure that people can reimagine public safety. Since 2017, we’ve worked with 8,000 students and counting.
YOUTH ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST, BALTIMORE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, AND CONSULTANT
A former Congressional page, youth commissioner, and youth organizer, Rashad empowers youth to influence policies and programs that affect their education, health, and well-being. At the school system, he has cultivated student leadership programs.
FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MENTORING MENTORS
This West Baltimore mentoring program changes the trajectory of young lives and strengthens community. Professionals and college students mentor youth who struggle with academics, absenteeism, and peer relationships.
FOUNDER/CEO, FIGHT BLIGHT BMORE
This community-based initiative for economic, environmental, and social justice takes a data-driven approach to addressing the issue of urban blight. Nneka documents and reports on blighted conditions to empower citizens in their fight for community wellness. The goal is to improve their quality of life.
CO-FOUNDER/CEO, CODE IN THE SCHOOLS
With in-school and out-of-school programs, Code in the Schools expands access to computer science education for under-served and under-represented youth. It hosts the Girls in CS Summit, an annual event introducing middle school girls to computer science careers.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE WARNOCK FOUNDATION, AND CO-FOUNDER, MOMS AS ENTREPRENEURS
Through her work with the Warnock Foundation and in her own ventures, Tammira is devoted to building communities through leadership and innovation. Moms as Entrepreneurs trains women in the fundamentals of launching a business. Peers help them address concerns about maintaining and growing a business while parenting.
CO-FOUNDER/CEO, DENT EDUCATION
Dent Education teaches city youth to conceive and operate their own businesses. These include the student-run Made @ Dent makerspace, manufacturer of thousands of face shields during the pandemic.
VICE PRESIDENT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY AND THE JOHNS HOPKINS HEALTH SYSTEM
A civic leader, Alicia leads a team driving JHU’s strategy and initiatives as an anchor institution in and around Baltimore. Her work elevates and expands the institution’s commitment to the city through investments in neighborhood development, health care and education.
Shana S. McIver
DIRECTOR, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, BALTIMORE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Shana supports Baltimore families. Her office provides resources and training to help parents with the important roles they have in their children’s academic success. During the pandemic, her office has played an essential role supporting schools and families during remote learning.
Robert Moore and Muhammad Najee-Ullah
CO-FOUNDERS, FULLBLAST STEAM
FullBlast S.T.E.A.M. provides exciting educational activities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics, which build 21st century career skills. Programs for youth include drones, robots, IOT gaming, VR, and 3D design in one app-enabled platform.
Dontae and Antoynica Ryan
CO-FOUNDERS, THE RYAN INSTITUTE
Lifelong learning support is the mission of Ryan Institute. The Ryans offer customized tutoring services to help schoolchildren master reading and math, high schoolers prep for the SAT, and adults advance in their professional goals.
It’s about purpose, not pedestals.
Fearless Ambassadors are passionate about changing the world. You can help them make a difference. Visit their websites to learn more about their missions.
We’ll help, too. Fearless Sports makes giving easy. Each time you buy Fearless streetwear from our BLM Collection, we will donate 10 percent of the sale to social impact organizations.
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