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ALLYSHIP IN ANTI-RACISM RESOURCES

Our network is a space committed to dismantling all forms of prejudice so that soccer culture can reflect the diversity at the heart of the world’s game. Check out these resources in anti-racism from our last “Coffee and Progress” event which prompted an impactful discussion that centered action! Let us know if you have any […]

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WIS Pod (Women Talking Soccer) Episode 1: Rachel LaSala Episode 2: Maggie Ntim Episode 3: Courtney Carroll Levinsohn Episode 4: Pip Penman Episode 5: Yewande Balogun Episode 6: Tracy Hamm Episode 7: Brandi Chastain Episode 8: Special Guest, Heather Dyche Episode 9: Alyse LaHue Episode 10: Aries Pickett Episode 11: Hayley Carter Episode 12: Keidane […]

THE W LEAGUE MISSION The USL has announced their brand new W League which will use women’s soccer as a force for societal good by creating a national platform to increase opportunity, gender equity, and career development initiatives for women. The new league will begin play in 2022 and will provide an elite pre-professional pathway […]

MEET UNITED SOCCER LEAGUE

The United Soccer League (USL) is the largest and fastest-growing professional soccer organization in North America and has more than a decade of experience uniting people by bringing the world’s game to communities across the United States and Canada. The organization is built on a dynamic model of international soccer and counts more than 125 […]

WIS WINS

WIS WINS are our way of saying, “Hey Members, you’re crushing it!” And for you to see the amazing impact the network is having on women in and around the game like @andreapilarrrr. JOB HAT TRICK ALERT! Dre is the first in our squad to earn a job hat trick 💯 from producing “Swapping Kits with […]

   MISSION New Mexico United was founded on the premise of supporting every single New Mexican who loves the beautiful game. The Somos Unidos Foundation diversity program launched in June 2020 to further that exact mission. The aim of the diversity fellowship is to create supportive pathways for women and people of color to thrive […]

MEET BROOKLYN CITY F.C.

Brooklyn City F.C has a unique club culture that uses the beautiful game to unify all of Brooklyn’s diverse micro-communities. The club fosters a supportive and professional environment with multiple entry points so that there is a place for everyone to play. Brooklyn City F.C. puts community first and ensures that everyone is treated equally […]

Meet America SCORES

Above: America SCORES poetry slam Cleveland. MEET America SCORES America SCORES is a non-profit with the mission to create equitable opportunities for young people to experience sport, express themselves and inspire positive change on and off the field. Using a social justice youth development framework, America Score emphasizes racial equity, fair play, teamwork and youth […]

Partner Spotlight

Pictured above: Goal Five founders Keely Wachs, Carrie Kessler, and Ann Kletz. MEET GOAL FIVE Goal Five started with the mission to be a sports brand for her. The organization noted that for the longest time, performance apparel had been made with only men in mind. Goal Five puts women first. Their apparel celebrates her […]

Member Spotlight: Meet Lisa

Name: Lisa Wrightsman  Pronouns: She/hers Position: Managing Director of Sacramento’s Street Soccer USA and the founder of Lady Salamanders. Mantra: “Why not?” I think of this whenever it’s questioned why I do the work I do. What’s your favorite soccer memory?  I’ve had some crazy high moments coaching with Street Soccer players. We have had […]