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Schaumburg business leaders hear about empowerment of sports

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  • Kam Buckner, executive director of World Sport Chicago, addresses the Schaumburg Business Association on how sports can be used to expand opportunities for youth in under-resourced communities.

    Kam Buckner, executive director of World Sport Chicago, addresses the Schaumburg Business Association on how sports can be used to expand opportunities for youth in under-resourced communities.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

Kam Buckner, executive director of World Sport Chicago, addressed the Schaumburg Business Association Tuesday on how his organization seeks to expand opportunities for youth in Chicago's most under-resourced communities through sports.

Buckner formerly served as the Chicago Cubs' manager of government and neighborhood relations.

World Sport Chicago is the nonprofit legacy of the city's bid for the 2016 Olympic Games.