Tag Archives: Character Development

Gnim Bazim: Where is He Now?

Gnim Bazim has been part of South Bronx United for six years, joining the organization as a 12-year old. With the help of our Director of College Placement and Alumni, Tom DeMaio, Gnim is currently a senior at Mercersburg Boarding School in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Students showcase work in SBU Karen Barth Arts Program

Bronx, NY – Several students in the SBU Karen Barth Arts Program collaborated to create unique works of art to showcase in front of friends and family at the Urban Assembly School last week. They drew from their passion for soccer and … Continue reading

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Learning from the World at the Global Youth Summit in England

In June, I had the once in a lifetime opportunity to attend the Global Youth Summit in Manchester, England, a week long program hosted by the City Football Group’s Cityzens Giving and City in the Community programs.  Held at the … Continue reading

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City Showcase Symposium Puts NYC Student-Athletes on the Path to College

NEW YORK, NY – On April 2nd, South Bronx United organized the 2015 City Showcase Symposium to kickoff the City Showcase weekend that also included a youth soccer tournament on Randall’s Island. The event, held at Baruch College for a … Continue reading

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A Summer Home

By Gurjinder Singh I started working with SBU eight months ago in January as a social work intern. I had a marvelous experience tutoring many enthusiastic SBU students that I decided to continue for the summer. Growing up attending New … Continue reading

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Reflections on SBU Summer Soccer Scholars

About two months ago, SBU student-athletes gathered out in front of the Mott Haven High School campus with tear-filled eyes and heavy hearts as they said goodbye to their friends, their teachers, and their coaches who mentored them throughout the … Continue reading

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SBU JOINS THE NORTHEAST REGIONAL PREMIER LEAGUE (NERP)

My name is Kafoumba Doumbia and I wear number 22 and play as a winger/forward for South Bronx United’s 93 Sonics travel team. I was born in the Ivory Coast and spent a large portion of my life there before … Continue reading

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Helping our community through the NYC YouthBridge Leaders to Leaders Summit

My name is Te’Shawn Merritt, or Mayweather (after Floyd Mayweather Jr.) as some of my teammates call me . I am a member of South Bronx United. I play for the club’s U17 travel team, the SBU 94 Spartans. I am … Continue reading

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United Through Soccer

By Polonia Aristy I think racism in soccer here in South Bronx United is not a problem because it’s a diverse program. Being in South Bronx United gives us an opportunity to get to know each other and our backgrounds … Continue reading

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Staying Positive

By Jeffrey Cordova Me, as a small kid yet to really see the outside world, is like me being in a cage. But at the same time, you don’t know what type of danger you are going to face. Do … Continue reading

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