Friday, March 20, 2009

Thank you Sheriff

Kevin Carroll Katalyst Coach's Award Winner, Sara Silvennoinen, and her Anna Arbor team organized by Washtenaw County Social Services continue to build bridges, change lives, and kick balls. Check out the playbill for March 29th posted below. Many, many thanks to the County Sheriff's office and to the leadership at Washtenaw County Social Services. Improved relations between people on the street and law enforcement has already been documented since the two groups started playing together a couple months ago. Thanks to Sara and her team for innovating and once again leading the way!

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office
Washtenaw County Street Soccer Team (S.S. PORT)
Street Soccer Project Outreach Team

Sunday March 29, 2009
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wideworld Sports Center
2140 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor MI 48103

Washtenaw County Sheriff employees will be playing the local homeless soccer team (S.S. PORT); participation has been shown to help the homeless connect their players with housing, mental health and/or substance abuse treatment, jail diversion service, community resources, socialization, and a greater sense of motivation ending in a higher degree of self-esteem.

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