Zach LaVine got involved with the deaf community after taking a sign language class in high school, and he has brought that involvement to the Twin Cities, visiting the Metro Deaf School in St. Paul every month.
He also participated in a Fan Clash sports trivia event to benefit the school, and in an interview about it he said:
While taking sign language in high school, one of our assignments was to go out and participate in the deaf community, so I really got to know a lot of the group from that. I felt like they needed a little bit more of a voice, because people treat them different just because they're hearing impaired. You know, just trying to show people that they should be treated equally. It's really cool
It's pretty excellent that a high school class inspired LaVine to engage and he brought that inspiration to Minnesota. It's also a reminder that there are always ways to help others.
Hat tip to Spanish Inquisition for bringing this to our attention: