Organizers host anti-violence basketball tournament in East Garfield Park

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“Memorial Day weekend in Chicago is notoriously violent, particularly on the West Side. For a group of organizers from the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago (INVC), most with their own criminal pasts, the best solution to the city’s gun epidemic was to offer an alternative: a neighborhood-versus-neighborhood basketball tournament designed to bring teenagers and young men from rival gangs together.” – Malika Andrews Contact Reporter Chicago Tribune

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