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.

Story image
Lucas Barrett Senior Director, Communications & Public Affairs,, Canadian Football League

 

About the Canadian Football League

Built on a foundation of more than 110 years of football tradition and history, the Canadian Football League features nine teams, millions of fans and a commitment to service to the community, as well as, elite sport. To stay up to date with CFL news, visit CFL.ca.

the Canadian Football League
50 Wellington Street East - 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON M5E 1C8, CANADA