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Hall of Famer and eagles legend Brian Dawkins kicking off the young ambassadors program at George Washington high school in Northeast Philly today, Dawkins met with the members of the program and then joined an assembly presentation where he talked to all the students at the school.

The program encourages students to create change with themselves, the school, and the community at large. Doc says the program is very important for Philadelphia’s teens. we want them to understand, first of all, how significant they are because they are like they mean a whole lot. not just to me. I’m pretty sure it’s to their parents and their loved ones. School officials say they’ve seen an increase in students emotional well-being since implementing initiatives to help

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Many Philadelphians are still processing the recent senseless mass shooting that involved local students from Northeast High School.

Students across the School District of Philadelphia continue to grapple with disappointment and dismay as shootings among youth continue throughout the city of brotherly love.

NFL Hall-of-Famer and Philadelphia Eagles legend Brian Dawkins brought his star power and personal story to students, hoping to improve mental health wellness and decrease violence.

In the news: The Athletic

“Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins tackling next challenge: Students’ mental health.” 


In the news: Philadelphia Inquirer

“Former Eagles Hall of Fame safety, Brian Dawkins, tackles cerebral wellness by spreading awareness.” 



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