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BUILD A NATIONAL NETWORK OF SPORTS CAMPUSES FOR WOMEN
PHASE 1: Build a Lifelong Wellness Center, public program and classroom spaces, indoor and outdoor training facilities, four (4) practice fields, and a soccer stadium in central New England.
PHASE 2: Expand to other sports to encourage players of all ages and abilities.
TOGETHER WE CREATE AND PROMOTE ATHLETIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN
We've heard it for years: "The main field is reserved for the men's teams... The weight room is only available at 6am... The boy's team gets the Friday night game... Women's sports aren't interesting to watch..." EXCUSES. We've said it to ourselves: "I'm not good enough... I'm too old.... I don't know what I'm doing... Only kids play sports..." SELF-DOUBT.
The TRUTH is sports bring joy and inspiration at any age, and those feelings don't disappear just because recess ends or the need for work-life balance sets in. Being an athlete makes you strong, confident, healthy, focused, brave, and resilient. Being an athlete makes your life better at any age and at any level. Being an athlete isn't about being the best; it's about being the best version of yourself. No more excuses or self-doubt -- it's time to play.
Together, we can improve the lives of athletes we know and love -- our professional role models along with our mothers, sisters, spouses, friends, and daughters. We can create a new reality, where women get the support and respect they want and deserve, on and off the field.