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SEASON 13 OF MIDNIGHT BASKETBALL LAUNCHED ON October 22nd AT ST. BERNARD RECREATION CENTER! (MAP)

Midnight Basketball provides safe recreational opportunities in crime hot spots for young men who are most at risk of being victims or perpetrators of violent crime in New Orleans. During 8-week seasons, participants are connected to positive role models, community resources, jobs and educational opportunities. The free basketball tournament was launched in January 2012 as part of the Saving Our Sons initiative. Today with support from community partners and sponsors, Midnight Basketball has touched over 10,000 participants.

All seasons:   Season 13 | Season 12 | Season 11 |

Season 13

Season 13 winner:
Team X

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This week's winners
TM Exclusive

Bracketology

Opportunity of the night
Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

Through its ten programs, YEP provides New Orleans youth between the ages of 7 and 24 with an array of age-appropriate services that include high school equivalency and literacy instruction; assistance with transitioning into post-secondary education and employment opportunities; job readiness training; afterschool enrichment; academic support and tutoring; summer programming; mentoring; intensive case management; assistance with basic needs; and a holistic set of client-centered ancillary wrap-around services that are unique to each youth and their individual circumstances.

Speaker
Myles Cooper, Owner of Print 101

This week's winners
Team D.C.

Bracketology

Bracket posted Mondays

Speaker
Darryl Watson II, Department of Operations at Joseph Bartholomew Municipal Golf Course

Nicholls State University graduate and former football captain and 4 year letter winner.

Our Partners

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PlayNOLA
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Q93's Wild Wayne
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NORDC

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