CAC BLOG : STORIES OF IMPACT

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CAC’s COVID-19 Resource

July 30th Update. 96% of Coaches Across Continents (CAC) partners reported the mental well-being of youth they impact has been moderately or severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. CAC has adapted a specialized play-based educational resource from our existing Purposeful Play curriculum library which addresses issues such as anxiety, self-esteem, […]

CAC & Football United Going The Extra Mile

March 20th 2020. Although the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Sydney has been postponed for 2020 the race runners are still selecting an Extra Mile program to support in 2020. This week they are selecting one of three ’causes’ to support that have a specific focus on public health with the […]

Reclaim Childhood & UKSD Latest Accredited Organizations

As part of CAC’s 2020 celebrations of International Women’s Day worldwide we are very excited to announce that another amazing organization in our global collaboration has been accredited in Purposeful Play: Congratulations to Reclaim Childhood!!! CAC and Reclaim Childhood have been working closely together for more than 3 years. During […]

Fun: is it fun-damental to ‘Education Outside the Classroom’?

Guest Blog- Sarah Huxley, PhD research student with the Open University. ‘Fun’ is a tricky, illusive and bouncy concept. Is it a sensation? Is it something you can create, or something that creates you? What places enable ‘having fun’? Is writing about fun, fun? Welcome to my world. I am […]

CAC Launches Coach Accreditation Program

January 14th 2020. Coaches Across Continents is proud to announce the first-ever global Accredited Coaches initiative. Accredited Coaches are the only coaches in the world equipped with Education Outside the Classroom training to impact the UNSDGs and Safe-Guarding Child Rights through Purposeful Play curriculum and methodology. After 10 years working […]

Happiness With Bloomberg in Beijing

We are delighted to have been selected as The Extra Mile partner for Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Beijing, China 2019. The Beijing Square Mile Relay runners selected ‘Happiness’ as the winning cause to which Bloomberg funding should be distributed. Using this funding, Coaches Across Continents and WeDoSports trained Chinese coaches […]

CAC Delivers Purposeful Play in Paris Refugee Centers during the Women’s World Cup

July 11, 2019. CAC’s Nora Dooley writes from Lyon, France where she watched USA vs. England in the World Cup semifinals after finishing On-Field trainings for CAC partners in Paris. Six years of working with Coaches Across Continents and our incredible partners have given me the most unimaginable (at least […]

Gender Equality – Youth for Change

December 21st, 2018. Global Citizen and Sky Blue FC Women’s Professional Soccer Player, McKenzie Meehan, writes about her last week on-field with Coaches Across Continents in Punjab, India with Community Partner YFC Rurka Kalan!  During my last week in India, we worked with YFC Rurka Kulan, a youth football club […]

Rohingya Refugees and UN SDGs

Over 900,000 Rohingya refugees are now living in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. This is 3x bigger than any other refugee camp in the world.  Starting last year, renewed violence including reports of rape, murder, and arson forced nearly all the Rohingya people living in the Rakhine state of Myanmar to flee […]