The New York Liberty are committed to being involved in the community throughout the New York tri-state area. The New York Liberty community outreach programs focus on assisting organizations in the tri-state area.
Liberty in the Community:
Junior Liberty Basketball League:
To help address the need for organized athletic activities for high school aged girls in New York City, the Liberty partnered with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development to create the Junior Liberty Basketball League. Competition took place on four boroughs throughout the summer and the championship games were played at MSG Training Center in Tarrytown, N.Y.
Liberty & Hospital for Special Surgery Dyckman Women’s League:
The New York Liberty and Hospital for Special Surgery partnered to sponsor the first ever Women’s Division at the Dyckman Park Basketball Summer Tournament. With competition held on Saturday nights under the lights, the women’s division featured some of the top HS, College & Overseas Pro talent NYC has to offer along with an all-star game played at The Garden.
New York Liberty and Hospital for Special Surgery Basketball Clinic at Dyckman Park:
The Liberty along with Hospital for Special Surgery hosted a youth basketball clinic for New York City kids at Dyckman Park. Brittany Boyd, Epiphanny Prince, Sugar Rodgers, Swin Cash, Tina Charles and Isaiah Thomas were on hand to give their knowledge of the game to local youth, play pick-up games and spread love for the game of basketball.
Garden of Dreams Basketball Clinic
The New York Liberty along with the Garden of Dreams Foundation, hosted a basketball clinic for kids in New York City. Avery Warley-Talbert, Brittany Boyd, Carolyn Swords, Kiah Stokes and Sugar Rodgers led drills, played basketball and even danced with kids from the Garden of Dreams foundation.
Season Tip-Off Presented by Chase
The New York Liberty held 11 basketball clinics in the five boroughs and New Jersey to kick off the WNBA season. Players and coaches alike had fun passing their knowledge and skills on to the next generation. The children did shooting, dribbling, and defensive drills while also being able to get autographs from their favorite Liberty players.