Promoting a Safe Environment in U.S. Athletics

U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Chair of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security, which oversees sports, will convene a subcommittee hearing titled “Promoting a Safe Environment in U.S. Athletics” on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at 2:30 PM EDT. The hearing will explore the effectiveness of the U.S. Center for SafeSport in fulfilling its mission to protect athletes; examine challenges to timely investigations, case resolutions and transparency; and probe opportunities for improvement.


  • Ju'Riese Colón, Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Center for SafeSport
  • Dionne Koller, Co-Chair, Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics, and Professor of Law and Director, Center for Sport and the Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Grace French, President and Founder, The Army of Survivors
  • Pat Kelleher, Executive Director, USA Hockey 


WHAT: Subcommittee Hearing on Promoting a Safe Environment in U.S. Athletics
DATE: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
LOCATION: Committee Hearing Room, Russell 253
LIVESTREAM: The hearing will stream live on the Committee websiteTwitter and YouTube.  

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