In Case You Missed It: Coach Cal on the McClendon Foundation, Coming Together

John Calipari, Men’s Basketball Coach at the University of Kentucky, comments on the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative, a program designed to provide minorities a jump-start to their careers through practical experiences, opportunities to build their network, and instilling the values of John McLendon: Integrity, Education, Leadership, and Mentorship. Calipari also comments on the state of our nation, the importance of voting, and why listening to those who disagree with you is vital for progress. 

It takes all of us to reinvent sustainability.

To learn more about the McClendon Minority Leadership Initiative, visit www.minorityleaders.org

Special thanks to Eric Lindsey from UK Athletics.

Originally published May 14th, 2021

What do you think of Cal’s call to action? Do you have an example in your life of how accepting someone who disagreed with your opinion led to something positive?

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Kevin Puckett

Kevin is a Senior Communicatons Officer at UK CAER and statewide for KY NSF EPSCoR, specializing in brand strategy, graphic design, and motion design, while also embracing social media marketing, story mining / journalism, and event planning. A freelance designer for 12 years, he also serves as an active member of No Trademark Lexington, a think-tank for Lexington creative professionals.

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