It's More Than a Game

Midnight Basketball's Return
Posted on 06/19/2019
Image of Midnight Basketball Video(Fred Barrett for SGTV (Socially Good Television)

It takes teamwork to address the current state of violence in the community. Watch how the City of Akron Recreation Bureau staff, the 100 Black Men of Akron, and community members put on a full-court press in rebuilding the sense of community and value in the young men:

Players must be present for special presentations prior to playing designated games. Special presentations will address help in child support, driver’s license reinstatement, medical insurance, family resources and more.

Midnight Basketball is part of the city’s Youth Violence Prevention Strategic Plan to curb violence.
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