LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 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 with our partners at Nike to develop a network of young leaders across the United States who come together across community divides and become catalysts in building a more peaceful and equitable society.
In Los Angeles, we operate in the Watts Neighborhood in two housing complexes: Nickerson Gardens and Jordan Downs. PeacePlayers L.A. creates safe, fun and engaging spaces for youth to come together across divides and grow as leaders.
Read more about our recent work with Markham Middle School in South Los Angeles, including adapting to support virtual P.E. classes for local youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.