A Community Partnership at the Heart of PeacePlayers Baltimore

DONATE DONATE A COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP at the Heart of PeacePlayers Baltimore March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Gail Danik has witnessed enough good intentions from adults wanting to help the kids at Baltimore’s Dawson Safe Haven Center to know that some are real and some… Continue reading A Community Partnership at the Heart of PeacePlayers Baltimore

How PeacePlayers Brought This Los Angeles Coach Back to Grass Roots

DONATE DONATE How PeacePlayers Brought This Los Angeles Coach Back to Grass Roots March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Earl Ramsey looks back at the 16-year-old version of himself and freely admits he would have been skeptical about PeacePlayers.   Well, more than skeptical. That… Continue reading How PeacePlayers Brought This Los Angeles Coach Back to Grass Roots

Andrea Johnson: Laying the Foundation for the Next Generation

DONATE DONATE Andrea Johnson: Laying the Foundation for the Next Generation March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn As a child, Andrea Johnson’s days and nights growing up in Roseland were filled with the sounds and sights of sport. Not many days went by without baseball,… Continue reading Andrea Johnson: Laying the Foundation for the Next Generation

PeacePlayers and NIKE Empower Carrington Boards to Inspire Future Female Athletes

DONATE DONATE PeacePlayers and Nike Empower Carrington Boards to Inspire Future Female Athletes March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn The nervous seven-year-old girl standing alone on the basketball court at the start of a PeacePlayers Detroit practice didn’t quite know what to do. Dribbling was… Continue reading PeacePlayers and NIKE Empower Carrington Boards to Inspire Future Female Athletes

What A Youth Led Movement Means to PeacePlayer Mackenzie Kyles

DONATE DONATE What A Youth Led Movement Means to PeacePlayer Mackenzie Kyles March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn In the nearly two years since Mackenzie Kyles joined PeacePlayers Detroit, she has had some unforgettable experiences and made good friends. There was the field trip to… Continue reading What A Youth Led Movement Means to PeacePlayer Mackenzie Kyles

PeacePlayers Detroit’s Barbara and PeacePlayers Brooklyn’s Diamond reflect on their experience at the PeacePlayers National Girls Summit Last Fall

DONATE DONATE PeacePlayers Detroit’s Barbara and PeacePlayers Brooklyn’s Diamond reflect on their experience at the PeacePlayers National Girls Summit Last Fall March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Bringing young people together to learn from coaches and one another has always been a key part of… Continue reading PeacePlayers Detroit’s Barbara and PeacePlayers Brooklyn’s Diamond reflect on their experience at the PeacePlayers National Girls Summit Last Fall

A Safe Space Not Just for Basketball, but for Healing

DONATE DONATE A Safe Space Not Just for Basketball, but for Healing March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn What PeacePlayers provides for young people often goes far beyond just playing basketball.    On March 3, 2020, a shooting took place during an adult pickup game… Continue reading A Safe Space Not Just for Basketball, but for Healing

Frank Mena Helps PeacePlayers Youth in Brooklyn Discover the Power of Vulnerability

DONATE DONATE Frank Mena Helps PeacePlayers Youth in Brooklyn Discover the Power of Vulnerability March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten cities throughout the United States, at PeacePlayers, we have adapted to provide virtual programming for our young people.… Continue reading Frank Mena Helps PeacePlayers Youth in Brooklyn Discover the Power of Vulnerability

How Female Role Models Are Changing the Game in Brooklyn

DONATE DONATE How Female Role Models Are Changing the Game in Brooklyn March 29, 2021 SHARE Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn The event on the basketball court at Nike headquarters in midtown Manhattan began, as they typically do, with the young women excitedly talking to one another and… Continue reading How Female Role Models Are Changing the Game in Brooklyn

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