About

Changing communities one youth at a time.

About

Changing communities one youth at a time.

Ballin' For Peace provides positive recreational activities for youth and adults in the community.

As a non-profit organization, Ballin’ For Peace-New Social Workers has hosted entertaining events in the community since 1981. Our theme ‘Have A Ball Without Drugs, Alcohol and Gang Violence’ has been well received by many communities.

Ballin' For Peace provides positive recreational activities for youth and adults in the community.

As a non-profit organization, Ballin’ For Peace-New Social Workers has hosted entertaining events in the community since 1981. Our theme ‘Have A Ball Without Drugs, Alcohol and Gang Violence’ has been well received by many communities.

Ballin' For Peace provides positive recreational activities for youth and adults in the community.

As a non-profit organization, Ballin’ For Peace-New Social Workers has hosted entertaining events in the community since 1981. Our theme ‘Have A Ball Without Drugs, Alcohol and Gang Violence’ has been well received by many communities visited.

Overview


We provide workshops, employment opportunities, educational grants, scholarships, health care services and other programs for all ages. Our partnerships with various businesses and community organizations within the LA area and abroad, bring special activities to at-risk youth. These events have been a great success. And we’re proud of our reviews from ABC and NBC Los Angeles, national magazines, local newspapers, and the LAPB.

Empowering youth through positive activities and mentoring.

Overview

We provide workshops, employment opportunities, educational grants, scholarships, health care services and other programs for all ages. Our partnerships with various businesses and community organizations within the LA area and abroad, bring special activities to at-risk youth. These events have been a great success. And we’re proud of our reviews from ABC and NBC Los Angeles, national magazines, local newspapers, and the LAPB.

Empowering youth through positive activities and mentoring.

Our Mission

We are committed to changing all communities to be more inclusive of everyone by:

  • Providing at-risk youth with an alternative to gangs and violence by promoting involvement in extracurricular activities.
  • Offering positive outreach programs such as basketball entertainment, workshops, educational information, health care services, and community events.
  • Removing the negative information surrounding youth and to make safe communities to live in.
  • Focusing on age groups 10 to 25 for all cultures and ethnicities.
About Ballin' For Peace

Our Mission

We are committed to changing all communities to be more inclusive of everyone by:

  • Providing at-risk youth with an alternative to gangs and violence by promoting involvement in extracurricular activities.
  • Offering positive outreach programs such as basketball entertainment, workshops, educational information, health care services, and community events.
  • Removing the negative information surrounding youth and to make safe communities to live in.
  • Focusing on age groups 10 to 25 for all cultures and ethnicities.
About Ballin' For Peace

Our Mission

We are committed to changing all communities to be more inclusive of everyone by:

  • Providing at-risk youth with an alternative to gangs and violence by promoting involvement in extracurricular activities.
  • Offering positive outreach programs such as basketball entertainment, workshops, educational information, health care services, and community events.
  • Removing the negative information surrounding youth and to make safe communities to live in.
  • Focusing on age groups 10 to 25 for all cultures and ethnicities.

Vision Statement

To use recreation, entertainment, and knowledge to positively impact the lives of individuals from all walks of life. With the primary focus on at-risk youth, we encourage them to ‘take a peaceful approach to life’.

Core Values

Our core values resolve around the following characteristics:

Honesty
Inclusiveness
Courtesy
Accountability
Respect
Caring
Responsibility
Integrity
Sportsmanship
Confidence
Humility
Perseverance
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Core Values

Honesty
Inclusiveness
Courtesy
Accountability
Humility
Perseverance
Respect
Caring
Responsibility
Integrity
Sportsmanship
Confidence
Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

Core Values

Our core values revolve around the following characteristics:

Honesty
Inclusiveness
Courtesy
Accountability
Respect
Caring
Responsibility
Integrity
Sportsmanship
Confidence
Humility
Perseverance

Ballin' For Peace Community Impact

Our impactful, positive programs and services have been well-received by communities.

Crime Reduction In Los Angeles Counties

Our events supported Los Angeles Counties endeavors by promoting change from being one of the most violent major cities. Resulting in becoming one of the safest larger cities in the nation. As quoted by former LA Mayor; Antonio Villaraigosa, 'gang homicides fell nearly 40% in 2007'.

Los Angeles Mayor Shows Appreciation

Ballin' For Peace members were honored during LA Clippers half-time game at the Staples Center April, 11, 2009. The organization received a Certificate of Appreciation from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for their exemplary work. The Mayor also emphasized that the organization has helped reduce serious gang violence in Los Angeles.

Events & Entertainment For All Ages

While sports and entertainment brings in the crowds, a variety of entertainment and events is held for all ages. The conferences and workshops address the alarming negative statistics in California, nationally and around the world. Topics pertain to the violence in our schools, substance abuse, teen suicide, gang violence and more. We invite current and former NBA players, police officers, politicians, pastors and others to our games. These individuals, plus musicians, artists, radio personalities and community leaders also facilitate workshops on the various subject matters.

Making Safer and Healthier Neighborhoods

We're committed to showing participants the value of embracing diversity, having empathy for others, and improving their own life outcomes. One of our goals is to override negative messages glorifying violence and crime by creating fun activities. We hope to inspire and enrich lives while strengthening the community. By having our events in the community, it will broaden relationships and in return make safer and healthier neighborhoods.

About Ballin' For Peace, Ryan Hicks Los Angeles

Ballin' For Peace Community Impact

Our impactful, positive programs and services have been well-received by communities.

Crime Reduction In Los Angeles Counties

Our events supported Los Angeles Counties endeavors by promoting change from being one of the most violent major cities. Resulting in becoming one of the safest larger cities in the nation. As quoted by former LA Mayor; Antonio Villaraigosa, 'gang homicides fell nearly 40% in 2007'.

Los Angeles Mayor Shows Appreciation

Ballin' For Peace members were honored during LA Clippers half-time game at the Staples Center April, 11, 2009. The organization received a Certificate of Appreciation from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for their exemplary work. The Mayor also emphasized that the organization has helped reduce serious gang violence in Los Angeles.

Events & Entertainment For All Ages

While sports and entertainment brings in the crowds, a variety of entertainment and events is held for all ages. The conferences and workshops address the alarming negative statistics in California, nationally and around the world. Topics pertain to the violence in our schools, substance abuse, teen suicide, gang violence and more. We invite current and former NBA players, police officers, politicians, pastors and others to our games. These individuals, plus musicians, artists, radio personalities and community leaders also facilitate workshops on the various subject matters.

Making Safer and Healthier Neighborhoods

We're committed to showing participants the value of embracing diversity, having empathy for others, and improving their own life outcomes. One of our goals is to override negative messages glorifying violence and crime by creating fun activities. We hope to inspire and enrich lives while strengthening the community. By having our events in the community, it will broaden relationships and in return make safer and healthier neighborhoods.

About Ballin' For Peace, Ryan Hicks Los Angeles

Ballin' For Peace Community Impact

Our impactful, positive programs and services have been well-received by communities.

Crime Reduction In Los Angeles Counties

Our events supported Los Angeles Counties endeavors by promoting change from being one of the most violent major cities. Resulting in becoming one of the safest larger cities in the nation. As quoted by former LA Mayor; Antonio Villaraigosa, 'gang homicides fell nearly 40% in 2007'.

Los Angeles Mayor Shows Appreciation

Ballin' For Peace members were honored during LA Clippers half-time game at the Staples Center April, 11, 2009. The organization received a Certificate of Appreciation from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for their exemplary work. The Mayor also emphasized that the organization has helped reduce serious gang violence in Los Angeles.

Events & Entertainment For All Ages

While sports and entertainment brings in the crowds, a variety of entertainment and events is held for all ages. The conferences and workshops address the alarming negative statistics in California, nationally and around the world. Topics pertain to the violence in our schools, substance abuse, teen suicide, gang violence and more. We invite current and former NBA players, police officers, politicians, pastors and others to our games. These individuals, plus musicians, artists, radio personalities and community leaders also facilitate workshops on the various subject matters.

Making Safer and Healthier Neighborhoods

We're committed to showing participants the value of embracing diversity, having empathy for others, and improving their own life outcomes. One of our goals is to override negative messages glorifying violence and crime by creating fun activities. We hope to inspire and enrich lives while strengthening the community. By having our events in the community, it will broaden relationships and in return make safer and healthier neighborhoods.