The Orlando Magic believe sports have the ability to bridge divides and bring people together. Consequently, we are committed to driving awareness, creating change and cultivating an inclusive culture where everyone feels welcomed, valued and appreciated.
Magic Diversity Game Changers honors local leaders who have made a difference in the realm of social justice and equality. Through this program, we are putting the spotlight on those continuously doing the hard work, day in and day out, fighting for sustainable change and commit their lives to making Orlando a better place. As part of this program, one person is selected and honored each game.
Throughout October, we celebrated inclusivity, diversity and pride together. We hosted a special edition of the Celebrating Diversity Town Hall Series that featured a panel who shared lived experiences, best practices and insightful recommendations related to cultivating a safe space for members of the LGBT community.
From September 15 through October 15, we honored the history, culture and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans.
Throughout the month of June, we celebrated the LGBTQIA+ community as well as honored Juneteenth by recognizing and celebrating Black history and culture. We hosted a special edition of the Walk With Us Town Hall Series that featured the history and significance of Juneteenth and explored the African American presence in Orlando from 1865 to present.
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Throughout the month of May, we honored and celebrated the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. We hosted a special edition of the Walk With Us Town Hall Series featuring Asian American leaders sharing rare insights highlighting the Asian American experience in corporate America and their unique perspectives concerning the recent #StopAsianHate movement.
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Throughout the month of March, we honored the contributions of women in sports, business and government. During the inaugural Gamechang(HER) Empowerment & Leadership Summit presented by XYMOprint, we heard from incredible women from across sports and business with inspiring and empowering messages.
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Throughout the month of February, we reflected and honored the rich history and culture of our black community by hosting a new Walk With Us Town Hall Series.
The Orlando Magic is a proud sponsor of the City of Orlando Mayor's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission. The mission of the Commission is to strengthen our community by promoting Dr. King's legacy of service, equality, justice, peace, respect and inclusion for all.Learn More
The Magic of Mentoring initiative works to reduce the achievement gap among Central Florida minority males by providing educational experiences, exposure to careers in sports and mentorship. Since program inception over 750 minority male youth have participated in the Magic's Minority Male Youth Summit learning from prominent minority male leaders from the area. Take part in shaping the lives of our Central Florida youth and become a mentor today.
The Orlando Community Pledge offers an opportunity for every individual and organization to stand with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, his MLK Commission and our city to denounce racism and discrimination. Standing (virtually) shoulder to shoulder united in our core beliefs is a powerful statement, an even more powerful effort will be answering the call to action.Sign the Pledge