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Resurrection Basketball League in the Chicago Journal
Published: September 28, 2007 Breaking Barriers: Pilsen Basketball League Fights Crime Creatively By HAYLEY GRAHAM June 20, 2007 Pilsen's youth basketball league is traveling to take back their crime-ridden neighborhood block by block. Last week the Summer Youth Basketball League held the first game of its 8th season on 18th Street between May and Carpenter. The league will play at different blocks every Friday evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. throughout the summer. Alvaro Obregon, one of the founders of the Pilsen basketball league, said the goal of the league is to break down neighborhood barriers by bringing together people from different territories and to take back streets from gangs.