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Full Circle

Hi everyone,  My name is Katelan Newman and I’m a rising senior at Middlebury College, majoring in Sociology. This summer, I spent two months interning at South Bronx United as a development intern. It was an incredible experience that I … Continue reading

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First Annual Alumni Career Networking Mixer

On January 10, 2019, 73 alumni and SBU Academy seniors and a diverse contingent of more than 30 professionals assembled for South Bronx United’s First Annual Alumni Career Networking Mixer. After welcoming remarks by alumnus Kafoumba Doumbia, professional attendees broke into … Continue reading

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2018 #Powerof11 Campaign Kicks Off tomorrow!

#Powerof11 is 11 days to raise $90,000 for South Bronx and immigrant youth! It is 11 student-athletes working together on the soccer field. 11 seats in the classroom. 11 mentors for at-risk youth. A team of youth from more than … Continue reading

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Read, Learn, Grow: South Bronx United’s 8th Annual Literacy Day

  BRONX, NY — On Saturday, May 5th 2018, families and community members came together on the soccer field at Macombs Dam Park to take part of South Bronx United’s 8th Annual Literacy Day. The day is rooted on the … Continue reading

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SBU Health and Wellness Day 2017

BRONX, NY – On Saturday, September 9th, SBU kids and their families will gather at Macombs Dam Park to begin the first day of the SBU’s Recreational Soccer Program. This program has grown substantially over the past couple of years and now serves more … Continue reading

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SBU Annual Awards & BBQ

Bronx, NY – South Bronx United’s academic year ended with a bang on Thursday, June 29th, with the end of the year BBQ and Annual Awards Ceremony! Students, parents, coaches and staff members gathered in Mullaly Park for the festivities … 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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Artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s and The Guggenheim partner with South Bronx United for peh-LO-tah

This summer, South Bronx United teamed up with award winning artist Marc Bamuthi Joseph for the Guggenheim Museum Social Practice Initiative, a program funded by a major grant from the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation which aims to instill different art expressions … Continue reading

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South Bronx United Press Releases Audio Documentary

BRONX, NEW YORK– The South Bronx United Journalism Club formed in the summer of 2015.  Throughout the Club’s first tenure, students conducted interviews, shot photographs, and designed print layouts. That fall, the South Bronx United Press published its first newspaper, which explored … Continue reading

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