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South Bronx United to Honor NYC Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs and NYCFC Star at Annual Benefit on November 8th

NEW YORK, NY – On Thursday, November 8th, South Bronx United will hold its 8th Annual Benefit at the Midtown Loft & Terrace in Manhattan. The evening will raise funds for the organization’s youth programs that reach more than 1,100 … Continue reading

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Best of Both Worlds

Before an athlete, I’ve always been primarily a student. I was raised in a household in which education was seen as the catalyst to propel me to success. My mother worked two jobs while simultaneously attending school after her arrival … Continue reading

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New York Bar Foundation presents South Bronx United with grant for Global Youth League

The New York Bar Foundation recently presented a grant of $5,000 to South Bronx United Inc. The grant will be used to support their Global Youth League Immigration Clinics. “Thanks to the New York Bar Foundation’s support, South Bronx United … Continue reading

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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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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 Youth Council Hosts International Food Night

On January 20th, 2017, South Bronx United’s Youth Council hosted an International Food Night for students in SBU Academy, coaches, mentors and volunteers. The Youth Council is a group of ten students who have been selected to represent all South … 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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