While the nature of Soccer Without Borders' programming changed during much of this year, our coaches continue to balance participants staying active while staying safe during the pandemic. We have created opportunities for physical activity and play — even over Zoom — and ensured a safe return to in-person activities with small groups, social distancing, and mask-wearing. Our coaches supported participants’ mental wellness with frequent check-ins and motivated positive habits to reduce risk of contracting Covid-19.
Each week of the 2020 Play it Forward campaign will feature a different way in which Soccer Without Borders is going beyond the pitch to ensure the safety and well-being of our participants. Be sure to visit our Facebook and Instagram @soccerwoborders for daily stories of connection and community. Listen to our coaches’ firsthand accounts of their experiences of promoting equity during Covid-19.