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Stone and Travis Named Institute For Sport and Social Justice’s February Playmakers of the Month


PRINCETON, N.J. – Jalen Travis (football) and Grace Stone (women’s basketball) have been named the Institute For Sport and Social Justice’s February Playmakers of the Month.
 
Travis is the founder of “THE JUST ACTION COALITION,” (TJAC), a youth for youth nonprofit, which focuses to engage, educate, and empower youth and young adults in social justice activism. Travis is also a trained Student-Athlete Wellness Leader, co-chair of Advocacy and Activism, advisory board member for Programs for Community-Engaged Scholarship (ProCES), and a former John C. Bogle Civic Service Fellow.
 
Stone is an Executive Committee member of “Tigers Together,” “a collaboration of student leaders, coaches, alumni, and athletic administrators to create and maintain a culture of mutual respect, diversity, equity and inclusion. She is also the founding leader and current president of the Black Student-Athlete Collective, as well as being an influential member of the Task Force on Black Student-Athlete Experience. The junior was also an advisory committee member for “To Be Known and Heard,” an exhibit on systemic racism on the Princeton campus. Stone was a content creator for “Poll Heroes,” specifically, creating a 15-part multimedia journey to assist youth poll workers in understanding the processes necessary to maximize Election Day turnout.
 

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