Welcome to the new FAAM Website.
We are excited to provide you with an updated look and functionality to our website. We hope that this site gives you a better insight into our 501(c)3 organization and provides you with all the pertinent information regarding the basketball season.
The Fellowship of Afro-American Men Youth basketball league offers competitive Basketball and Cheerleading programs to middle school boys 6th, 7th and 8th grades, and girls in 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grades.
In 1968, Evanston School District 65, due to financial constraints, cut back on school athletic programs. These program cuts put a void in athletic activities for Evanston’s 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.
Realizing the impact of such cuts, a group of Afro-American men in Evanston sought to replace these activities by forming the Fellowship of Afro-American Men Youth Basketball League, better known as FAAM.
F.A.A.M. had four main goals: