Tag Archives: Literacy

Moving and Passing: Soccer, Poetry, and Social Justice collide

Performance Artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph partnered with SBU Summer Soccer Scholars program to create Moving and Passing, an intersection of community, education, and art that enabled Bronx youth to explore themes of social justice and immigration through poetry and their passion for soccer. This project was … Continue reading

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2,200 Books Donated + 600 Kids Reached = A Successful 7th Annual Literacy Day

BRONX, NY — On Saturday, May 20th, South Bronx United held its 7th Annual Literacy Day. Families, students, coaches and volunteers of all ages came together on three soccer fields in the South Bronx for a day focused on reading and … Continue reading

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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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SBU 6th Annual Literacy Day: The Joy of Reading Comes to the Soccer Pitch

BRONX, NY — On Saturday, May 14 families and students of all ages gathered at Macombs Dam Park to participate in South Bronx United’s 6th Annual Literacy Day, an event that coincided with the organization’s soccer Recreational Program.  The event, … Continue reading

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SBU Hosts annual Literacy Day on May 14th

BRONX, NY–South Bronx United will hold its 6th annual Literacy Day to encourage children and youth to become active readers. Over 450 boys and girls aged from 4-16 years old are expected to attend the event, which will be held on Saturday, May … Continue reading

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South Bronx United Press, Volume I

The SBU Press has released the inaugural edition of its newspaper.  The SBU Press was created by five students who worked diligently during the year to document the Bronx through their own eyes.  Check it out! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this … Continue reading

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SBU Literacy Day: Bringing the Joy of Reading to the Soccer Pitch

BRONX, NY – Over 500 boys and girls attend South Bronx United’s Recreational Program at Macombs Dam Park and Mullaly Park each Saturday to play soccer.  On May 9th, they also had the opportunity to take home free books and experience the … Continue reading

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South Bronx United Gives Out 1,000 books on Literacy Day

South Bronx United held its fourth annual Literacy Day on Saturday, May 3rd at Macomb’s Dam Field across from Yankee Stadium. The event promotes literacy and the joy of reading.  400 boys and girls between the ages of 4 and … Continue reading

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South Bronx United’s 4th Annual Literacy Day to be held on May 3rd

BRONX, NY – South Bronx United will be holding its fourth annual Literacy Day on Saturday, May 3rd.  The event is held in conjunction with the South Bronx United Recreational Soccer Program that serves 430 boys and girls, between the … Continue reading

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Going Back To School

  Summer vacation is usually a time spent away from school, a time filled with friends, family, and relaxation, and hopefully a job or internship. At least that’s always been the case with me. This summer, I was lucky enough … Continue reading

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