#RTPinConvo Live Web Series
August 11, 2020
RIGHT TO PLAY IN CONVERSATION: BACK TO SCHOOL X SPORT
WHO: Right To Play Ambassador and tennis champion, Bianca Andreescu
WHEN: August 11, 6-6:30pm
WHERE: LIVE on Right To Play's Facebook and Twitter channel (follow @righttoplaycan for the Live show)
The #RTPinConvo series continues with Right To Play Ambassador and tennis champion, Bianca Andreescu. Bianca is going to chat about how she has been preparing to return to sport in the midst of a global pandemic. Discover why Right To Play matters to this inspirational Canadian athlete and how play has helped her stay resilient during uncertain times.
Episode 1 - Right To Play in Conversation: The Power of Resilience
Sam Effah and Sarah Wells (Amazing Race Canada Season 7 runner ups, Team Canada track athletes and Right To Play Ambassadors) are joined by TSN’s Kayla Grey to chat candidly about #RESILIENCE. Discover why Right To Play matters to these inspirational athletes, and how they have developed the life skills to overcome the adversities they have faced, and why it’s necessary that we all help each other rise up.
Episode 2 - Right To Play in Conversation: The Intersection of Sport x Art
Kayla Alexander (WNBA – Minnesota Lynx, and Team Canada Olympic Basketball Team 2020, Illustrator, author) and Casey Bannerman (Designer/Illustrator, Art of The North Selected Designer) are joined by TSN’s Kayla Grey to chat about two important forms of play – Sports & Art. Discover why Right To Play matters to these inspirational artists, and what role Sports and Art played in both shaping their lives and future goals.
Episode 3 - Right To Play in Conversation: Ally is a Verb
Kayla Grey (TSN) leads an all-star panel of world-class athletes, musicians and authors in a conversation about the power of allyship in combating anti-Black Racism. What role can play (arts, sports, free play) serve in building peaceful communities rooted in empathy, tolerance and equality in this 2nd global pandemic in 2020 – the Black Lives Matter movement.