Grant Year:  2016

BlackMarketWares is continuing its annual youth basketball tournament as a way to combat gun violence that plagues the neighborhood. The group fosters a sense of community spirit and healthy competition through sport amongst its young people.

Grant Year:  2015

BlackMarketWares is organizing a three day I AM PEACE Tournament for local teens in a community facing issues of gun violence. The basketball tournament is creating a safe space for healthy competition and providing access to positive alternatives for youth.