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How PeacePlayers Makes Us Think Differently About the Power of Sport

We hope you have a chance today to read this great new story from our partners at Nike about the power of PeacePlayers to bring people together through sport.  Here’s a preview:

“Virtues such as persistence, courage and cooperation are hardwired into sports. But the relational lessons — practicing inclusivity, bridging differences between groups — are less widely discussed. These tenets are just as critical, and they’re key components of the curriculum taught by PeacePlayers, an international organization that unites divided communities through basketball. Nike partnered with PeacePlayers in 2017, a joint commitment to widen opportunity to sport for kids in light of significant socioeconomic and cultural barriers across inner cities.”

Read more here: https://news.nike.com/news/nike-and-peaceplayers

Sally Nnamani, a PeacePlayers coach and mentor in Brownsville, Brooklyn, instructs a group of young girls during a scrimmage. (via Nike news)

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