Players Coalition is structured as an independent 501(c)(3) (charity) and 501(c)(4) (advocacy) organization, working with over 1400 professional athletes, coaches and owners across leagues to improve social justice and racial equality in our country
Players Coalition was founded in 2017 by co-founders Anquan Boldin, NFL 2015 Walter Payton Man of the Year, and Malcolm Jenkins, 2017 NFLPA Byron “Whizzer” White winner, and is governed by a Task Force Board of 11 voting members.
We continue to grow in numbers of ambassadors with the collective goal of MAKING AN IMPACT ON SOCIAL JUSTICE AND RACIAL EQUALITY at the federal, state, and local levels through advocacy, awareness, education, and allocation of resources.
Our supporters are solution-focused and invest personal time and resources to educate themselves on various issues affecting their communities with the goal of identifying where their influence can have the greatest impact.
Players Coalition involvement spans across the NFL, NBA, WNBA, MLB, MLS, NWSL, USL, PLL, MLL, and MMA.