PANEL ANNOUNCED FOR DIVERSITY IS STRENGTH: RACIAL JUSTICE ROUNDTABLE DURING GREY CUP UNITE

PANEL ANNOUNCED FOR DIVERSITY IS STRENGTH: RACIAL JUSTICE ROUNDTABLE DURING GREY CUP UNITE

Hosted by Donnovan Bennett, panel to consist of current players, coaches, and alumni

TORONTO (November 12, 2020) – On Wednesday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m. ET, the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the CFL Players' Association (CFLPA) will present Diversity Is Strength: Racial Justice Roundtable. Current players, Coaches and Alumni form this panel and will discuss several topics including their personal experiences with prejudice and discrimination.

Today, the participants who will take part in these discussions were announced, and each team has representation:

Bryan Burnham | BC Lions | Wide Receiver
Vontae Diggs | Edmonton Football Team | Linebacker
Marquay McDaniel | Calgary Stampeders | Receivers Coach/Alumni
Jason Shivers | Saskatchewan Roughriders | Defensive Coordinator/Alumni
Jackson Jeffcoat | Winnipeg Blue Bombers | Defensive Lineman  
Terrence Campbell | Hamilton Tiger-Cats | Alumni
Natey Adjei | Toronto Argonauts | Wide Receiver
Nate Behar | Ottawa REDBLACKS | Alumni
Khari Jones | Montreal Alouettes | Head Coach/Alumni

The roundtable discussion will be hosted by Gemini-nominated broadcaster and the host of The Waggle presented by SportClips, Donnovan Bennett.

Fans can find the full slate of online events at GreyCupUnite.ca. The CFL reminds everyone that you need to register to attend and you can do that, as well, at GreyCupUnite.ca.

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Lucas Barrett Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

 

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