Entries are being accepted for the Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life educational program and essay contest, which has reached more than 31 million youth. Essays will be accepted in both English and Spanish for the first time. More
Kendal Young and Sadie Chamberlain were selected as the two Grand Prize winners from more than 17,000 entries around the U.S. and Canada. Young and Chamberlain led the pack of 20 Breaking Barriers national essay winners. More
Major League Baseball recognized the Breaking Barriers essay winner, Kayla Savory, prior to Game 2 of the World Series. Breaking Barriers, developed by Jackie Robinson's daughter, Sharon, has reached more than 22 million people. More
Malcolm Venable won the Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life essay contest. The 9-year-old told his story about facing bullying at school due to his stutter. Malcolm said writing the essay "made me feel good about myself that I could do it." More
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