Michael Jordan and His Jordan Brand Pledge $100 Million to Black Communities
Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand is donating $100 million to organizations dedicated to ensuring racial and educational equality for black communities.
Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand have announced a $100 million donation to organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice, and greater access to education.
“Through our Jordan Wings Program, we have been focused on providing access to education, mentorship and opportunity for Black youth facing the obstacles of systemic racism… but we know we can do more,” read the statement from June 5.
“We must join forces with the community, government and civic leaders to create a lasting impact together,” said Craig Williams, President of Jordan Brand, who emphasized they want to have a “real impact” in the Black Community.
“The past several months have shown us the power of our global community and a passion that transcends cultural and regional boundaries,” added Williams.
On the Jordan Brand’s responsibility to support the next generation, they wrote, “We embrace the responsibility.”