Hoops Center for the Youth

submission by passthaball

About Your Application

Organization(s) name(s):

Pass Tha Ball

Organization(s) website(s):

www.passthaball.com

Organization(s) twitter handle(s):

www.twitter.com/passthaball

Organization(s) facebook handle(s):

www.facebook.com/passthaball

Organization(s) instagram handle(s):

www.instagram.com/passthaball

Describe Your Organization(s)

Non-profit organization

For-profit organization

Government

Other (please specify below):

In one sentence, please describe what your organization does.

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We offer basketball skills training to youth and help them obtain an athletic college scholarships through our video service.

In one to three sentences, please describe your proposal.

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By keeping the youth focused and occupied on sports, mainly basketball and education, will lead to less crime, less obesity, less high school drop outs, and pregnancy rates. With Dream Big Hoops Center the youth can come get homework done first, then begin basketball training. We want our youth to get better and improve so that they can further their career and education by obtaining a college athletic scholarship.

Where will you be working? Please be specific (e.g. Third Street Middle School; Boyle Heights; LA County).

Central LA

East LA

San Gabriel Valley

San Fernando Valley

South LA

Westside

South Bay

Antelope Valley

County of Los Angeles (countywide)

City of Los Angeles (citywide)

LAUSD

Other (please specify below):

How do you plan to use these resources to make change? (check all that apply)

Conduct research

Engage residents and stakeholders

Implement a pilot or new project

Expand a pilot or program

Mobilize for systems change

Advocate with policymakers and leaders

Implement and track policy

Other (please specify below):

How will your proposal improve the following “Play” metrics? (check all that apply)

Access to open space and park facilities

Number of children enrolled in afterschool programs

Per capita crime rates

Percentage of residents that feel safe in their neighborhoods

Attendance at major league sporting events

Residents within 1⁄4 mile of a park (Dream Metric)

Number of residents with easy access to a “vibrant” park (Dream Metric)

Number of parks with intergenerational play opportunities (Dream Metric)

Number (and quality) of informal spaces for play (Dream Metric)

Describe in greater detail how you will make LA the best place to play.

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We want to build a Dream Big Hoops Center that's a positive environment of learning, teaching discipline, sound fundamentals, and techniques that will help the youth reach their athletic and academic goals. Basketball is a sport to keep children healthy and entertained at the same time. Instead of renting facilities out in different areas we want to create a space for the youth of all ages to come and enjoy a facility that caters to the LA Area. It will be a safe haven for children to come play basketball, receive proper training, gain knowledge on nutrition, and meet new people. It will be a facility that will give everyone in the community a chance to be involved. The facility will have two indoor basketball courts, strength and conditioning section, and homework area.

Please explain how you will evaluate your work.

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We will evaluate our work by the number of participants we have each day. See and monitor who is improving, who is not, see who's returning and who is not, always ask for feedback from parents/youth on how we can keep improving or what we need to change or fix. Long term, we can track and see who furthers their education and see who obtains a college athletic scholarship.

How can the LA2050 community and other stakeholders help your proposal succeed? (check all that apply)

Money (financial capital)

Volunteers/staff (human capital)

Publicity/awareness (social capital)

Infrastructure (building/space/vehicles, etc.)

Education/training

Technical infrastructure (computers, etc.)

Community outreach

Network/relationship support

Quality improvement research

Other (please specify below):

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Submission Began
Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Submission Ended
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Voting Ended
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
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Winner Announced
Tuesday, December 08, 2015