PeacePlayers and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

DONATE DONATE PeacePlayers and the UN Sustainable Development Goals May 23, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn As a global movement, it’s vital that we operate intentionally within the global development space. That means making sure to align our goals and impact with other crucial efforts around the globe. That’s why, we wholeheartedly adopt the UN… Continue reading PeacePlayers and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Announcing PeacePlayers Global Exchange

DONATE DONATE Announcing PeacePlayers Global Exchange Coming to South Africa on July 18! 10 days of basketball, leadership training, and cultural learning for PeacePlayers youth around the world. May 23, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn All year round, our independent, local sites in Northern Ireland, the Middle East, the United States and South Africa are… Continue reading Announcing PeacePlayers Global Exchange

PeacePlayers partners with Stevens Initiative to forge global connections and build capacity – globally

DONATE DONATE PeacePlayers partners with Stevens Initiative to forge global connections and build capacity – virtually Announcing “Enhancing Global Connections,” funded by the Stevens Initiative, which is housed at the Aspen Institute and supported by the Bezos Family Foundation. April 23, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn In 2020, when the global pandemic hit, virtual programming… Continue reading PeacePlayers partners with Stevens Initiative to forge global connections and build capacity – globally

Meet Sanura Young, PeacePlayers Chicago’s New Director

DONATE DONATE Meet Sanura Young, PeacePlayers Chicago’s New Director April 10, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn PeacePlayers: Tell us a little bit about yourself.   Sanura: I think what sums me up is, I’m a little girl from the south side of Chicago. What that means to me is resilience. It means being able to… Continue reading Meet Sanura Young, PeacePlayers Chicago’s New Director

Meet Dr. Bella Kovner, PeacePlayers Middle East’s New Managing Director

DONATE DONATE Meet Dr. Bella Kovner, PeacePlayers Middle East’s New Managing Director April 10, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn PeacePlayers: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Bella: So, I’m originally from Latvia. I came to Israel when I was a year and a half. I live in the same kibbutz where I… Continue reading Meet Dr. Bella Kovner, PeacePlayers Middle East’s New Managing Director

United States: Catching up with Onyeka and Alesha

DONATE DONATE United States: Catching up with onyeka and Alesha March 26, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn We talked to Onyeka Arah, a PeacePlayers alumna and current board member, as well as with PeacePlayers Brooklyn Director Alesha Smith, about the vital role basketball has played in their lives and the transformative power it holds for… Continue reading United States: Catching up with Onyeka and Alesha

Middle East: Catching up with Bella

DONATE DONATE Middle East: Catching up with Bella Kovner March 25, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn We had a conversation with Bella, PeacePlayers Middle East’s brand new Managing Director, to hear her thoughts on the role of PeacePlayers in offering an alternative to the intense challenges of the region. Bella may be new to PeacePlayers,… Continue reading Middle East: Catching up with Bella

Northern Ireland: Catching Up with Una and Alex

DONATE DONATE Northern Ireland: Catching Up with Una and Alex March 20, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn We sat down with PeacePlayers Northern Ireland coach Una Harkin and Scaling Project Coordinator Alex Mosley, to hear in their words what PeacePlayers Northern Ireland is all about, and what basketball has to do with it. PeacePlayers: Tell… Continue reading Northern Ireland: Catching Up with Una and Alex

South Africa: Catching up with Lindani and Olwami

DONATE DONATE South Africa: Catching up with Lindani and Olwami March 20, 2024 SHARE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Lindani and Olwami are two recent PeacePlayers South Africa alumni. Read what they have to say about the role that PeacePlayers and basketball itself are having in their country. PeacePlayers: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Lindani:… Continue reading South Africa: Catching up with Lindani and Olwami