presented by Cleveland Cavaliers
Inspiration Station presented by Cleveland Cavaliers will host keynote speakers, live performances, film screenings and more; each intended to celebrate our uniqueness while simultaneously reinforcing the idea that we are all more alike than different.
Inspiration Station location: Auditorium
Friday February 18, 2022
11:15AM - 12:30 PM
Saving Our Daughters - Cleveland Connection presented by The MetroHealth System and Cleveland Cavaliers (private session) *This portion of the Summit is by invitation only.
The MetroHealth System, Cleveland Cavaliers and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission are excited to welcome artist/singer/film director Keke Palmer to share her story of triumph over mental health and self-esteem challenges. Ms. Palmer will inspire youth from the Saving Our Daughters program to make good choices, honor their bodies, and stay positive! The presentation will be moderated by WZAK’s Kenya Brown. Youth mental health specialists Dr. Lisa Ramirez of The MetroHealth System and Jessica Vazquez of Right Direction Behavior Health Services will be on stage to support the conversation with professional direction and guidance. This event is the culmination of the Saving Our Daughters Cleveland Connection program.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Conversations for Change (private session) *This portion of the Summit is by invitation only.
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Cleveland's History of Sport & Social Justice
Saturday February 19, 2022
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Rising Phoenix Film Screening & Talk-Back with Tatyana McFadden
Elite athletes and insiders reflect on the Paralympic Games and examine how they impact a global understanding of disability, diversity and excellence. After the film, join Tatyana McFadden, a US Paralympic wheelchair racer, to discuss the film, sport for all, and her extraordinary life!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sunday February 20, 2022
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
As part of our continued focus on bridging the racial homeownership gap, we are excited to host a special panel at the Power of Sport Summit in Cleveland during NBA All-Star Weekend. In this panel, we’ll invite experts to discuss the racial homeownership gap and the underlying factors that contribute to it. The panel will also discuss strategies for providing underserved and underbanked populations with the resources, tools, and training they need to become homeowners. Finally, the panel will discuss how home ownership acts as a powerful tool for growing and building wealth, as well as transferring wealth between generations.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Title IX: 50 Years of Progress
Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a law that prohibits sex discrimination in any educational program or activity that receives federal funding. Well-known for its impact on women’s sports, the introduction of Title IX ushered in a new generation of female athletes and began the movement toward gender equality in sport. Experts from the Women’s Sports Foundation, WNBA and NCAA will join us to discuss the past, present and future of women’s sports after 50 years of Title IX.