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Athletes for a Better Detroit

June 24, 2008

In the spirit of giving back, Jalen is a memeber of the
Board of Directors for Athletes for a Better Detroit. The
organization’s mission: To provide for the operation of a recreational
and educational complex in the City of Detroit in an effort to combat
juvenile delinquency and teen pregnancy; to support training and
membership programs for student-athletes in Detroit; and to help create
a venue where the citizens of Detroit may participate in educational,
recreational, and civic programs, coupled with professional athletes,
all directed at improving the City of Detroit.

participants pictured include: Derrick Coleman (Philadelphia ’76ers),
Steve Smith (San Antonio Spurs), Jerome Bettis (Pittsburgh Steelers)
and Mayor of Detroit Kwame M. Kilpatrick. (updated)