Director of External Affairs

Pharlone Toussaint

She / Her

Midwest Region – Chicago, IL

Most likely to know very random things about history, especially random things about cults.

Pharlone Charity Toussaint has over 15 years of experience as an activist in using sports as a catalyst for social change. She has worked in community relations for several professional sports teams and in 2016 started her own consulting agency, working with athletes and brands on using their proximity to power and capital to make a deeper and more sustainable impact. She has been a coalition builder, previously at Laureus Sport For Good Foundation USA overseeing “Sport for Good Atlanta”; their place-based initiative created to strengthen Atlanta communities through the power of sport. Pharlone has served on leadership councils of national and citywide initiatives tackling major challenges impacting sports-based youth development organizations and the youth that they exist to serve and as the Director Of External Affairs at The Center hopes to help prove the power of sport and physical activity to heal communities plagued by the traumas of systemic oppression.