MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Dolphins are teaming up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward during Pride Month.

Football Unites is a community initiative that will help provide LGBTQ+ youth with mentorship resources and a safe space to explore issues regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.

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The organization is committed LGBTQ community and are glad to see that their players are also being supportive.

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“I think you are going to see more players stepping up and are not afraid to say, ‘I’m standing here. I understand this community needs my support,’” said RaShauna Hamilton, the senior director for community relations and youth programs for the Miami Dolphins. “And I don’t think you are going to see that just with Dolphins players. I think you are going to see that with professional sports in general.”

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The team also announced that they will partner with LGBTQ-owned restaurants and organizations to purchase meals and distribute to those in need during the pandemic.

CBSMiami.com Team