Posts Tagged ‘basketball’

Picture of the Week — EBA Wrap-Up

Picture of the Week — EBA Wrap-Up

I decided that while I’m continuing to work on other articles, I’m going to start posting a weekly favorite shot. This past Saturday the Educated Ballers (featured in my last article) had their final championship games.  My son’s team, the Warriors, actually won their game in overtime, to clinch third place.  Though they’d played their [...]


The EDUCATED Ballers Association

The EDUCATED Ballers Association

Teaching More Than Just Basketball My son is just finishing up his first season with the Educated Ballers Association.  Founded by Compton natives Chris Calloway and Joye Abney, the EBA has been running their spring program at the Salvation Army.  As both a parent and a community worker, I’m thrilled about the arrival of this [...]


Building Community on Peck Street (Part. 1)

Building Community on Peck Street (Part. 1)

I’m pretty sure cities are transformed one family, one block, one section at a time.  Many people in Compton love this city and want to build a stronger sense of community in their neighborhoods. On Easter Sunday just passed, several such families came together to host an all-invited BBQ for their entire street!  They fired up [...]