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2021 August WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm

September 24, 2021

 NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 – Minnesota Lynx guard Layshia Clarendon has been named the August WNBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by State Farm® recipient for their continuous efforts as a trailblazer and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and Black and Brown youth.

Clarendon’s passion and dedication to support the LGBTQ+ community and Black and Brown youth shines through their work with the Clay Counseling Foundation, which provides counseling, restorative justice services, LGBTQ+ support, anger management classes, parenting classes, and support for victims of domestic violence.  Clarendon provided t-shirts and participated in a virtual welcome for the Clay’s Counseling Foundation back-to-school night in addition to in-kind donations for fundraising auctions.

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2021 Winners
  • July 2021: Arike Ogunbowale, Dallas Wings
  • June 2021: Jasmine Thomas, Connecticut Sun
  • May 2021: Amanda Zahui B, Los Angeles Sparks