Professor cummings, in his capacity as President of the Board of Abolish Private Prisons. received the NFL Social Justice Grant from the National Football League. Professor cummings accepted along with Executive Director John Dacey, an NFL Social Justice Grant. Through retired player Tank Johnson, the NFL recognized the important work of Abolish Private Prisons.
Abolish Private Prisons is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ending the proliferation of private for-profit incarceration. The NFL has committed $250 million to social justice causes championed by its players, former and current.