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.