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Throughout the month of February, the team will focus efforts on impactful initiatives that align with the organization’s commitment to engaging with the African American community throughout the DC Metro Area. The pillars of all the team’s efforts will focus on education, sports and activism, and community.

Throughout the month of February, the team will focus efforts on impactful initiatives that align with the organization's commitment to engaging with the African American community throughout the DC Metro Area. The pillars of all the team's efforts will focus on education, sports and activism, and community.

SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 31:  Quarterback Doug Williams #17 of the Washington Redskins drops back to pass during Super Bowl XXII against the Denver Broncos at Jack Murphy Stadium on January 31, 1988 in San Diego, California.  The Redskins won 42-10.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Doug Williams
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The Washington Football Team's Black Engagement Network (B.E.N.) has a mission to create a diverse and inclusive culture within the NFL for employees at every level. We seek to acquire, develop, and retain African American talent, while serving the communities in which we live, work and play.

The Washington Football Team's Black Engagement Network (B.E.N.) has a mission to create a diverse and inclusive culture within the NFL for employees at every level. We seek to acquire, develop, and retain African American talent, while serving the communities in which we live, work and play.

SAN DIEGO - JANUARY 31:  Quarterback Doug Williams #17 of the Washington Redskins drops back to pass during Super Bowl XXII against the Denver Broncos at Jack Murphy Stadium on January 31, 1988 in San Diego, California.  The Redskins won 42-10.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Doug Williams
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The Community Outreach Committee is excited to announce our March B.E.N. Educator of the Month! Mr. Myers leads from the front, he is an amazing teacher in the classroom at John F. Kennedy High School, his students love and respect him. His best work is in his community; Mr. Myers has a program for children looking to gain new basketball skills through his program "Reach Beyond Basketball". This program provides financial help to children in the community with scholarships without putting a financial burden on a struggling family. Nominate an educator to be featured as the Washington B.E.N. "Educator of the Month"!

We encourage our fans to support the black-owned small businesses that serve our community. The Washington Football Team's Black Engagement Network developed a Shop Black Shopping & Dining Directory of small businesses from all over the DMV that are owned by African Americans. Click below to start shopping or to add your business to the directory!

We encourage our fans to support the black-owned small businesses that serve our community. The Washington Football Team's Black Engagement Network developed a Shop Black Shopping & Dining Directory of small businesses from all over the DMV that are owned by African Americans. Click below to start shopping or to add your business to the directory!