Social Recap: WNBA Announces “Take A Seat, Take A Stand” Program

On Thursday, the WNBA announced it is launching “Take a Seat, Take a Stand,” a
new women and girls empowerment program for the 2018 season. Through this
initiative, for each ticket purchased, the league will donate $5 to one of six
organizations of the fans’ choosing in addition to a ticket to send a young
woman or girl to a game.

The six national partner organizations are Bright Pink, GLSEN, It’s On Us,
MENTOR, Planned Parenthood and The United State of Women.

Here is how @WNBA made the announcement and the best reactions on social media
to the news.

In addition to media outlets, supportive messages came from well-known figures
like actress Julianne Moore, New York City deputy mayor Alicia Glen, actress
Aisha Tyler, former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice, former NBA player
Jason Collins and New York Times columnist Frank Bruni.

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