Posts Categorized: Media Mentions

Top NFL Draft Picks, Commisioner Roger Goodell Hit Ariel Academy

DNA Info | By Sam Cholke | April 28, 2016 2:14pm | Ariel Community Academy students got a rare treat on Thursday: a visit from prospective pro football players and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.The players and officials were at the school at 1119 E. 46th St. to help launch a new school program, Character Playbook, sponsored by the NFL and the United Way.“It’s one of the most exciting things we’ve ever participated in because it teaches us how to respond to all of… Read more »

NFL, United Way unveil “Character Playbook” for kids

Chicago Sun-Times –  04/28/2016, 04:16pm It sometimes seems that NFL players need their own “Character Playbook” to clean up incidents of domestic violence, drunken driving, drug and gun use and other brushes with the law. Now, they’ve got one for kids. Hours before the 2016 NFL Draft kicked off in Chicago, NFL players and prospects joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Commissioner Roger Goodell at Ariel Community Academy Thursday to help launch a new digital learning program sponsored by the NFL and the United… Read more »