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What I learned from my new team

This year has been a rollercoaster of emotions. I have learned a lot not only mentally but physically. My name is Citlaly, I’m 13 years old, and I joined the Girls U-14 soccer team at South Bronx United.  My coach … Continue reading

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SBU Alumnus Update: Gnim Bazim

Growing up, I always dreamt of attending college to play soccer and become a lawyer to help make a difference in my community. From my very first year of high school, college was something that felt a long time away. … 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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