Beyond the Ball: Meeting Needs through Sports in Little Village and Lawndale

Posted: April 20, 2011 in Gangs, Get Involved, Intervention, Neighborhoods, Programs, Violence

Check out this amazing organization that works in Little Village and Lawndale. Beyond the Ball was named  the winner in a worldwide competition for the “Most Courageous use of Sport” created by Beyond Sport, a global organization that promotes, develops and funds the use of sport to create positive social change across the world. Read about Beyond the Ball  at:

http://beyondtheball.org/

And read even more at this site:

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/4587175-418/little-village-couple-stand-tall-against-gang-bangers.html

Another Basketball league doing similar things is the Miracle Basketball League  run by GRIP.  Read more at:

http://www.gripyouth.com/programs/mbl_splash.html

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