We sponsor and co-brand:
• Sports events, including the Ballin’ for Peace Celebrity Basketball • Recreational activities, music concerts, & lectures.
• Youth initiatives involving multiple interventions for school dropout prevention, violence prevention, gang prevention, school improvement, and leadership building.
• Workshops on violence prevention, college education, career development, employment, digital technology, money management, entrepreneurship, health, stress management, financial planning, hip hop as art and business, and more.
Open to the public, our Celebrity Basketball Game and Showcases draw people of all ages and all backgrounds in Los Angeles and beyond. It is the ultimate in live entertainment – a chance to see the magic of star power, and to feel the exhilarating rush of world class performers as they stir their audience. The centerpiece of our events and showcases, features current and former NBA players, street ball legends, influential members of the community, actors, artistm musicians, etc. The games are exceptionally entertaining and draw large crowds to the events. Information is available on education, job training, health care services, and crime prevention/intervention.
This pivotal event is not, however, about outward glitz and glamour. But it is about discovering, or rediscovering, the hope, joy, and motivation within to overcome obstacles, even in the face of mounting challenges. This event marks a special time when people feel more connected with each other in a positive setting that nurtures mutual respect.