Philadelphia native and new member of the Miami Heat, Wayne Ellington and Connor Sports will host the first annual Philadelphia Peace Games. The basketball tournament, aimed to bring at-risk youth and young adults together while emphasizing gun violence prevention and advocacy, will include four teams made up of local youth and young adults.
Along with Ellington, there will be appearances by local and national celebrities in an effort to bring people from different backgrounds together and have an open conversation while exploring the dangers of gun violence.
CeaseFirePA will join Wayne Ellington and engage in a public discussion on gun violence with Rep. Dwight Evans.
Event: 1st Annual Philadelphia Peace Games Basketball Tournament
Host: Wayne Ellington and Connor Sports
Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time: 12:00PM – 6:00PM ET
Location: Girard College, Cheesman A. Herrick Fieldhouse, 2101 S. College, Ave. Philadelphia, 19212