The Fritz Pollard alliance was created to promote diversity and equality of job opportunity in the coaching, front office and scouting staffs of National Football League.
Cincinnati Bengals Executive Vice President Katie Blackburn is being honored for the franchise embracing those values:
Bengals EVP Katie Brown Blackburn honored by Fritz Pollard Alliance Thurs for her family’s longtime dedication to integration in football.
— Joe Browne (@NFLonTheHill) January 30, 2014
The Firtz Pollard Alliance promotes candidate talent development for coaching, front office executives and scouting staff throughout the National Football League (“NFL”) through strategic efforts including:
* Encouraging adoption of rules and practices that foster diversity on NFL teams
* Educating NFL team owners and managers regarding the availability of minority candidates for team staff positions
It is great to see the Bengals leading the way in embracing these values.