How Coach Shawn Gains the Trust of Young People She Works With On and Off the Court

DONATE DONATE How Coach Shawn Gains the Trust of Young People She Works With On and Off the Court March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Even a few months away from working with kids was too long for Shawn Lemmon.   The 34-year-old Baltimore resident… Continue reading How Coach Shawn Gains the Trust of Young People She Works With On and Off the Court

A Q+A with Coach Thandeka from South Africa; On Gender Inequity, and Being a Female Basketball Coach

DONATE DONATE A Q+A with Coach Thandeka from South Africa ON GENDER INEQUITY, AND BEING A FEMALE BASKETBALL COACH March 5, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Coach Thandeka Mhlongo takes us through her experience in South Africa of encountering gender based violence and inequity, and what… Continue reading A Q+A with Coach Thandeka from South Africa; On Gender Inequity, and Being a Female Basketball Coach

Niamh Burns: A Female Leader for Community Unity in Northern Ireland

DONATE DONATE Niamh Burns: A Female Leader for Community Unity in Northern Ireland March 3, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn The programme in Northern Ireland uses the neutral sport of basketball, to unite, educate and inspire children and young people from the two historically divided traditions… Continue reading Niamh Burns: A Female Leader for Community Unity in Northern Ireland

Friendship Games Twinning Two: How Virtual Teambuilding Activities Led to a Screen of 100 Beaming Smiles

DONATE DONATE Friendship Games Twinning Two: How Virtual Teambuilding Activities Led to a Screen of 100 Beaming Smiles March 1, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn On Sunday, 21st February, nearly 100 PeacePlayers youth, coaches, coordinators and directors from all over the WORLD gathered for an hour… Continue reading Friendship Games Twinning Two: How Virtual Teambuilding Activities Led to a Screen of 100 Beaming Smiles

How PeacePlayers Northern Ireland’s Annual Jingle Ball Prevailed Through COVID-19 Restrictions

DONATE DONATE How PeacePlayers Northern Ireland’s Annual Jingle Ball Prevailed Through COVID-19 Restrictions January 20, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn At PeacePlayers – Northern Ireland (PP-NI), we use basketball as a tool to connect children and young people from Protestant, Unionist, Loyalist and Catholic, Nationalist, Republican… Continue reading How PeacePlayers Northern Ireland’s Annual Jingle Ball Prevailed Through COVID-19 Restrictions

The Jerusalem All-Stars: A Tale of Two Cities

DONATE DONATE The Jerusalem All-Stars: A Tale of Two Cities By Rifka Miyara January 10, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Jerusalem, 2011. An imaginary border divides Jerusalem into two, separating East from  West, Palestinian from Israeli. This border is as real and daunting as the fence… Continue reading The Jerusalem All-Stars: A Tale of Two Cities

Raising Awareness and Funds for PeacePlayers One Pedal at a Time

DONATE DONATE Raising Awareness and Funds for PeacePlayers One Pedal at a Time August 28, 2020 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Leo Walsh has a deep appreciation for America’s beauty; it’s a big reason why he chose to hop on his bicycle for three months and take… Continue reading Raising Awareness and Funds for PeacePlayers One Pedal at a Time

Arab and Jewish Young Leaders Protest Together Against Gender-Based Violence

DONATE DONATE Arab and Jewish Young Leaders Protest Together Against Gender-Based Violence June 17, 2020 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn In Israel, like in other places around the world, several hotlines and women’s shelters have revealed an increase in reports of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.… Continue reading Arab and Jewish Young Leaders Protest Together Against Gender-Based Violence

Breaking Down Barriers Across Belfast – the Next Generation Leading the Way

DONATE DONATE Breaking Down Barriers Across Belfast – the Next Generation Leading The Way June 1, 2020 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Growing up in Northern Ireland, Adam, the youngest of three children in his family, struggled to find his own niche.  Adam wasn’t interested in competing… Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers Across Belfast – the Next Generation Leading the Way