Tag Archives: Leadership

7th Annual Literacy Day to be held on May 20th, 2017

BRONX, NY–South Bronx United will hold its 7th Annual Literacy Day on Saturday, May 20th, 2017. This scholarly event is held every year for the organization’s Recreational League to encourage youth in the community to become active readers by making … Continue reading

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Adjusting to College

My first semester at Bronx Community College was not really what I expected college to be. After being in high school for four years, I had grown accustomed to having the same schedule everyday and seeing friends in every class.  College … 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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South Bronx United Given Funding Through Cityzens Giving

City in the Community soccer program in partnership with South Bronx United has received funding from Cityzens Giving, a charitable football initiative made possible by City Football Group, whose family of clubs include; Manchester City FC, New York City FC … 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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Captain’s Diary: Columbus Cup Preview

This is Jeffrey Hado, or Yaotse (pronounced ya-che) as my teammates like to call me. I am the current captain of SBU’s U18 team, the Sonics. I am the longest serving member on the team and as captain, I’m essentially … Continue reading

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Youth conference “Can you hear me now? Youth have their say”

By Effie Diaz On Friday June 3rd, there was a youth conference known as “Can you hear me now? youth have their say” hosted by We Are The Bronx Fellowship. This conference was mainly about having the youth speak and express … Continue reading

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