Jing Dunquan, vice chairman of China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF), met with CSCLF Council Member Yi Jianlian at China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Center for Young People (CSCLSCC) in Beijing on Dec. 6, 2021.
In 2011, CSCLF and Chinese basketball star Yi Jianlian worked together to set up the Yi Jianlian Basketball Development Fund, with Yi Camp functioning as a flagship brand project of the fund. The camp facilitates training and exchanges for teenagers who love basketball.
During the meeting, the two sides agreed to collaborate on the public welfare division of the Yi Jianlian Basketball Development Fund, promote the development of youth basketball, boost rural vitalization through developing a sports industry, and use sports as a means to enhance cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries, as well as exchanges between young people from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.
Song Jian, director of the Department of Fund of CSCLF, as well as Ren Haifeng and Su Hongtao, deputy directors of CSCLSCC, and Wang Shipeng, partner of the Yi Camp, attended the meeting.