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Andru Osvy, 14, and Joseph Stockman, 14, watch members of the Lea's Youth Outdoor Basketball League play basketball Thursday, June 4, 2015 at Melrose Park in Roanoke, Va. The goal of the league is to strengthen ties between the community and the Roanoke Police Department. Council Member Sherman Lea's Youth Basketball League is a partnership with the Roanoke Police Department's Athletic Association and the Inner City Athletic League.
A member of the Lea's Youth Basketball League participates in a "Quality Moment" with XXX at Melrose Park in Roanoke, Va. Thursday June 4, 2015. Council Member Sherman Lea dubbed this time quality time to teach about life-skills, self-esteem, planning for the future and making healthy choices. The goal of the league is to strengthen ties between the community and the Roanoke Police Department.