Participating youth from each park are drafted onto teams. Youth learn that differences in ethnic heritage, socioeconomics, and religious beliefs all disappear once the whistle blows and the game begins. Parents and fans cheer for all teams and prejudice leaves the team.
The purpose of these games is to recognize the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., by bringing diverse people together for a common goal: The kids in Los Angeles.
Dr. King’s Dream is alive– putting our youth on an equal playing field and letting them compete as equals.
FOWLA's Dream Games 2016 was a huge success with around 180 participants from across the City. Councilman Paul Koretz spoke on the meaning of MLK's dream, how far we have come and how far we still have to go.read more
Over 150 kids from across the City gathered at the Westwood Recreation Center to come together to honor the dream of Martin Luther King. Kids from every part of the City are "drafted" onto teams where they learn to play together across all boundaries. 18 Los Angeles...read more