A special conversation about the exploitative world of college sports, and a viewing of the sports documentary, Student Athlete (HBO).
About this Event
You're invited to a special conversation about the exploitive world of college sports, followed by a viewing of the documentary, Student Athlete. The film follows four young men at varying stages in their athletic careers as they navigate through the sports world.
Before the viewing of the film, a panel discussion, beginning at 6PM, will examine the rules of amateur athletics and tackle how Rep. Al Lawson’s bill, NCAA Advancement Act of 2019, would change the student-athlete landscape.
Maverick Carter, CEO of SpringHill Entertainment and athlete empowerment company UNINTERRUPTED
Rep. Al Lawson, Florida's Fifth Congressional District
Steve Stoute, Producer of Student Athlete
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, Director of Student Athlete
Trish Dalton, Director of Student Athlete
Robert W. Turner II, Ph.D., Former NFL athlete and author
Natasha Cloud, Basketball player for the WNBA's Washington Mystics
This event is being co-hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
The Capitol Visitor Center is located beneath the East Front plaza of the U.S. Capitol at First Street and East Capitol Street.