Denver Broncos | Inspire Change

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In 2020, the Denver Broncos launched a series of social justice initiatives after listening to the players and engaging in extensive conversations as an organization.

Through Broncos Inspire Change, the Broncos are committed to meaningful change — both in the community and within the organization — by adding and expanding programming in four key areas: Education, Awareness & Funding, Diversity & Inclusion, and Activism.

Pillars of Impact

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

The Denver Broncos commit to budgeted time in the football schedule for a weekly "Power Hour" meeting dedicated to player-led social justice causes. The team also provides educational opportunities through youth programming, including a multi-week leadership series in partnership with RISE and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, and the Empowerment Summit Digital Learning Series focused on mentorship opportunities for female high school students.

AWARENESS & FUNDING

AWARENESS & FUNDING

The Denver Broncos launched the "We Stand For" campaign and continued a $250,000 annual contribution toward player-led social justice work and player-selected causes and organizations making a difference in our communities.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

The Denver Broncos Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion leads the Diversity & Inclusion committee with representation from across the organization in both football and business departments. The Denver Broncos launched the DEI Career Huddle geared towards college students to inspire and develop the next generation of sports professionals.

ACTIVISM

ACTIVISM

The Denver Broncos support players in advocating for policy and legislative reform and provide opportunities for them to have audiences with key leaders. Additionally, the team serves as an official voter registration drive organization.

Key Programs and Initiatives