“Mr. Mehri’s vision for corporate America involves sweeping change, not the piecemeal kind.”
-New York Times

 

“[Cyrus] is something of a one-man army in the battle against business as usual… His impact… is undeniable.”
-Fast Company

“No matter how you slice it, the owners obliterated [DeMaurice] Smith in the 2011 [CBA] negotiations.”

-Boston Globe-

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February 12, 2018

NFL Players Have Been Hurt by Current NFLPA Leadership; Player Coalition of Choice Would Allow NFL Players to Restore Democracy to NFLPA

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com February 12, 2018   NFL Players Have Been Hurt by Current NFLPA Leadership; Player Coalition of Choice Would Allow NFL Players to Restore Democracy to NFLPA   Cyrus Mehri: “NFL players can, and should, restore democracy to the NFLPA.”   “Player Choice Chalkboard” video presents three-point plan to return competition to …

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February 6, 2018

Player Choice

NFL Players can do better and deserve the ability to choose better leadership for the NFLPA. We support an open and competitive election. Every player should see the “Player Choice Chalk Board Video“.  Join the Player Coalition for Choice.

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January 18, 2018

NFL players are poised to be a force for social justice

This is an extraordinary moment in sports in the United States. Recently, the Players Coalition, led by NFL players Malcolm Jenkins, Doug Baldwin and Anquan Boldin, reached a historic tentative agreement with the NFL, earmarking almost $100 million for efforts by the Players Coalition and the NFL to work toward addressing social-justice concerns, particularly those affecting African-American communities. This effort …

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January 18, 2018

Advocacy group urges Raiders to accept Rooney Rule fault

Mehri, co-founder of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, an advocacy group that promotes diversity and equality of job opportunities for minorities in the NFL, recounted an hourlong conversation. During it, he said, Davis effectively demonstrated why he was regarded as more than mere owner of the Raiders. Davis, known as a champion for diversity, discussed the NFL’s history and importance of …

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