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The Los Angeles Rams are dedicated to becoming the greatest community partner in Los Angeles and highlighting leaders that are advocating for justice, addressing disparities, and inspiring change. In honor of this commitment and in memory of Kenny Washington (#13), the Rams are launching the pLAymakers program to recognize 13 Angelenos annually who are committed to moving our city forward. Continuing the legacy of groundbreakers like Kenny and Woody Strode, each pLAymaker is defined by core values those men exemplified, including perseverance in the face of adversity, dedication to their goals and the Los Angeles community, fortitude through breaking barriers, and inspiring others around them to make a difference.

Meet our pLAymakers

Michelle Hanabusa & Tammy Cho

Michelle Hanabusa & Tammy Cho

Michelle and Tammy founded Hate Is A Virus, a nonprofit that started as a local initiative supporting local Asian American small businesses, then evolved into an awareness campaign against the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes. Due to community needs, it evolved again into a nonprofit that aims to educate their community on their role in dismantling racism and hate.

Olympia Auset

Olympia Auset

Olympia Auset founded SÜPRMARKT, a low-cost organic grocery which serves low-income communities in Los Angeles. SÜPRMARKT has provided more than 70,000 pounds of organic fruit, veggies, and staples in South L.A. since its inception in July 2016.

Sherri Francois

Sherri Francois

Sherri Francois is the Chief Impact Officer at SoLa I CAN Foundation. SoLa Impact and I CAN work to provide skills-based technology programming, scholarships and career development opportunities for under-served Black and brown Angelenos.

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