Sports & Youth
Sport has the power to bring people together and build leadership skills. Sport also encourages kids to live healthy and more actively lives. That is why Mary’s Court is dedicated to expanding and promoting athletic opportunities in low-income neighborhoods.
Sports & Youth Programs
In its third year, the Peace League is an annual community basketball league that brings together young men from different communities in Chicago and provides them a safe space to meet each other, learn leadership values through teamwork and work through their differences through sport.
Isiah Thomas and Hollywood filmmaker Robert Townsend partnered up to direct and produce Playin’ for Love, a movie about a student-athlete, his coach and his mother. They partnered with the Overtown Youth Center and Miami-Dade County Public Schools to engage the local teens and teach them the art of filmmaking.