Using basketball as a teaching tool, First Step Youth Foundation has transformed the lives of many young men and women. The Documentary "First Step: A Child's Family Away From Family", chronicles the organization from its' inception, to its' closing to its' revival. Alumni include professional and NBA players (Anthony Davis and Jabari Parker), doctors (Dr. Precious Gaddis and Dr. Kenneth Furlough), world class chefs (Kristen Harper) and productive citizens from many different walks of life.
On February 26, 2017, The Documentary was screened at the Hollywood Black Film Festival.
Here's a clip of the inspiring story:
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