To enhance the quality of youth development, sport, and recreational
programs through service and outreach, teaching and learning, and research,
thereby increasing positive developmental outcomes for youth.


Ellen Williams, undergraduate research student and LiFEsports Chalk Talk Leader, has been selected to present her research project at the Simpósio Internacional de Iniciação Cientificae Tecnológica da Universidade de São Paulo (SIICUSP) Conference. The SIICUSP Conference will be held October 24-25, 2017 in São Paulo, Brazil. Her research project is titled, "The Impact of Sport-Based Positive Youth Development Programs in Enhancing Social Competencies Among At-Risk Youth." LiFEsports is excited for Ellen to get this amazing opportunity not only to share research from LiFEsports but also to experience a new culture and country! Congrats Ellen! ... See MoreSee Less

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LiFEsports would like to send a big congratulations out to our Youth Leader, Andrew Pierce. We shared earlier that he got the opportunity to head to Oxford University this summer; check out his video below. Andrew has returned to the States and shared that out of 370 students, he was awarded the Dean's Award for his commitment to academics and inclusion of other students into different social activities. Way to go, Andrew! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

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