Our Vision

We envision communities where all children have the opportunity to create, pursue, and realize their dreams, and live productive lives.

Our Challenge

Poverty

POVERTY

Health

HEALTH

Education

EDUCATION

Crime

CRIME

PHILADELPHIA

36%%

of children live in poverty

41%%

of 6-17 year olds are overweight

44%%

of children are proficient in reading and math

474

crimes per square mile

CITY OF CAMDEN

51%%

of children live in poverty

24%%

of 12-18 year olds are overweight

30%%

of children are proficient in reading and math

507

crimes per square mile

Philadelphia References:
Poverty: http://www.pewtrusts.org/~/media/assets/2015/11/2015-state-of-the-city-report_web_v2.pdf
Education: https://webapps.philasd.org/news/display/articles/2209
Obesity: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dch/programs/
communitiesputtingpreventiontowork/communities/profiles/
pdf/cppw_communityprofile_b1_philadelphia_pa_508.pdf
Crime: http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/pa/philadelphia/crime/

City of Camden References:
Poverty: http://www.city-data.com/poverty/poverty-Camden-New-Jersey.html, http://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/PST045215/3410000,13039,34007
Education: http://www.nj.com/camden/index.ssf/2014/11/camden_school_district_one_out_of_seven_students
_proficient_in_english_math.html
Obesity: http://www.cshp.rutgers.edu/Downloads/8640.pdf
Crime: http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/pa/philadelphia/crime/

Our Values

At the Sixers, everything we do is rooted in our values. Whether it’s the professional athletes on the court or the staff who drive our business off the court, our values guide the way we cultivate relationships with our fans, our partners, our communities and each other.

 

By infusing our community work with our values, we craft experiences that provide young people with a foundation to learn and embrace the behaviors and actions that drive life-long success.

Authenticity

Passion

Innovation

Accountability

Grit

Our Mission

To use the power of sport to inspire and educate future generations in the communities where fans live, work, and play.

Our Leadership

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Allison Blitzer

Director

Elton Brand

Director

Marjorie Harris

Director

Chris Heck

Director

Amy Hever

Executive Director
(Ex-Officio)

Erik Hirsch

Director

Sherryl Kuhlman

Director

Scott O’Neil

Director

Lara Price

Chair

Brad Shron

Secretary

Andy Speiser

Treasurer

Ukee Washington

Director

Help our young people develop into the next generation of innovators and leaders.