Hoops for Peace Chicago

Hoops for Peace Chicago - Hall of Fame Classic stands out from all the other basketball tournaments in Chicago because it uses basketball as a way to improve the lives of high school athletes in the city.
Jimmy and Shawn provide athletes with tutors, help them find steady jobs, and work hard to remind the basketball players of Chicago that through athletics, education, and community, there is a way forward.
We have guess speakers, police officers come and speak to the kids about violence..education and life experience....we give a books to encourage them to read more...we host a basketball camp for military family and their kids...where they can register for housing..doctor appointments...job's and education...
Over the 7 years of the tournament, 34 players have received scholarships to college.

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