Welcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging communities most affected by today's social issues, from education and unemployment, to child hunger and homelessness among LGBTQ youth. In each episode, an athlete takes the first step to improve lives and impact their communities.

First Step

Welcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and gender equality, to childhood obesity and mental health. Former NBA all-star Jerry Stackhouse travels around the country and…

First Step

Welcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and gender equality, to childhood obesity and mental health. Former NBA all-star Jerry Stackhouse travels around the country and…

First Step

Welcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and gender equality, to childhood obesity and mental health.

First Step

Welcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and gender equality, to childhood obesity and mental health.

First Step

Welcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and gender equality, to childhood obesity and mental health.

First Step

Welcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and gender equality, to childhood obesity and mental health.

Stand Up: Richard Sherman

I want to make sure kids who grow up in tough situations know that there's hope. There are goals. There are things you can do to be successful. You can overcome your circumstances. You can overcome the situation you're born…

First Step: Curtis Granderson

As a kid, I remember missing breakfast on occasion - but thinking "lunch is coming soon". Then, if I missed lunch, those times in between meals would feel terrible. I don't want anyone to feel like that.

First Step: Megan Rapinoe

I think the first step to fixing the discrimination is by listening to the stories and being open-minded about what it is these LGBTQ members are struggling with.

First Step: Michael Thomas

Before I went to high school, I did have a fear of law enforcement. But over time, I learned to appreciate them as people, and it's important that we're all taught to do that from a young age.

First Step: Tony Finau

We all have a different story but we're connected as one through our culture. I'm happy to come back to where I know my roots are.

First Step: Jimmy Butler

When I hang out with kids from Chicago, I get to find out how they want to change the world.