The Pro Football Hall of Fame is being honored by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) with its Booker T. Washington Award in a ceremony in Washington on Monday.
The Booker T. Washington Award recognizes an individual or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion of wellness in emerging populations.
Hall of Fame programming related to promoting physical, mental and emotional health includes its “Strong Youth Strong Communities” outreach. That initiative connects Hall of Fame members with youth across the country in a partnership with national health care provider Centene Corp.
Recently, dozens of Hall of Famers issued inspirational and hope-filled messages during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The Strong Youth Strong Community programs are part of the hall’s #HuddleUpAmerica initiative, which is designed to bring people together of all races, religions and ethnicities,” notes David Baker, the Hall of Fame’s president/CEO. “Now is the time for all of