UI’s Own – Dasan Robinson – Named Humanitarian of the Year

dasan.jpgUrban Initiatives Board Member and incredible Volunteer Coach, Dasan Robinson has been named the MLS W.O.R.K.S., Chicago Fire Humanitarian of the Year. This award is one of the most prestigious in Major League Soccer. Congratulations to Dasan for all his efforts to improve his community. He truly embodies our belief that soccer is an excellent tool to promote positive social change. To read more about Dasan’s work click here.

Dasan is a defender for the Chicago Fire. He is much more than a skilled soccer player; he is a compassionate man that uses his abilities to affect change in the lives of others. Dasan believes that through his experiences he can help encourage those who love the game of soccer to continue to pursue their dreams and aspirations.

Dasan was introduced to the Urban Initiatives program in 2006 by then fellow teammate Jim Curtin. Since then Dasan has been involved with the Work to Play Program by working hands-on with the children as a coach and a mentor, as well as serving as a Board Member since 2008. Dasan has contributed a significant amount of time and effort to ensuring our success and we are grateful to have him on our team.

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