Baltimore, Maryland, USA
PeacePlayers unites divided communities through the sport of basketball. In the U.S., historical divides driven by race and geography have created an inequitable society. PeacePlayers is working to develop a network of young leaders who come together across community divides and become catalysts in building a more peaceful and equitable society. In Baltimore, PeacePlayers is focusing its work in the Park Heights neighborhood. PeacePlayers partners with MLK Elementary/Middle School and KIPP Charter School, providing free youth development focused after school basketball programming.