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  • #MyTGPstory: Juice
    #MyTGPstory: Juice
    [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zy49Ydwv2oQ&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Juliana Saling, also known as Juice, is a Master Trainer at TGP and was a part of the second cohort of Master Trainer Interns during the summer of 2019. She is a Sophomore from Maplewood, New Jersey, and is majoring in Business Administration at American University with a specialization in Ethical Business Management and Consulting. Her goal is to
  • Goodbye and Thank You to Limbani and Lucia
    Goodbye and Thank You to Limbani and Lucia
    One of our amazing 2018-19 GHC fellows and our incredible Curriculum Development Intern are moving on from TGP. Their contributions to our success and growth this year cannot be overstated, and we are so grateful to them for all of their hard work. We're so excited to see what they accomplish in the future! We interviewed Limbani and Lucia about
  • I Have a CONNECTion
    I Have a CONNECTion
    They have done it! The students have completed the Grassroots curriculum and now have the health knowledge to begin sharing information and make healthy personal decisions. It’s time for Grassroots Connect! This is a special event where the Grassroots family celebrates students for putting their all into the 8-week health education programs, and the event also gives them health resources
  • Development of TGP’s New Mental Health Curriculum with American University Student-Athlete, Swezen Kizito 
    Development of TGP’s New Mental Health Curriculum with American University Student-Athlete, Swezen Kizito 
    Written by: Nea’la Prue Interviews done by: Nea’la Prue & Myaira Arnold For 10 years now, The Grassroot Project (TGP) has been successful in facilitating school-based health education programs and increasing sexual health knowledge for sixth grade students in the Washington D.C area. In 2018, TGP launched a nutrition and physical health curriculum for the same students to receive when
  • Going from Athlete 2 Coach
    Going from Athlete 2 Coach
    Written by: Myaira Arnold, TGP Community Intern Interviews by: Myaira Arnold & Nea'la Prue, TPG Community Interns Athlete2Coach (A2C) trainings are a practice that all student-athletes volunteering with The Grassroot Project (TGP) must go through before being facilitating in school programs. The Grassroot Project trains student-athletes to facilitate discussions around Sexual Health, Nutrition & Physical Health, and soon Mental Health
  • Going Pro in Something Other Than Your Sport: TGP Career Night
    Going Pro in Something Other Than Your Sport: TGP Career Night
    TGP Athletes discuss future careers with Tom Rose, Ugwechi Amadi, Richard Livingstone, and Lydia Abebe (Robbie Haben not pictured) Written by: Swezen Kizito, a member of the men's soccer team at American University and a TGP Master Trainer. Navigating a career path is often a daunting process. No matter what the intended profession or professions are, there are always going to be
  • AU Athlete Kira Flaherty Checks In After Grassroots Connect
    AU Athlete Kira Flaherty Checks In After Grassroots Connect
    The following reflection was written by Grassroots Coach Kira "Kir" Flaherty, a senior on the Women's Soccer Team at American University. Grassroots Connect is the event coaches, students and parents all look forward to following the 8-week Grassroots programs. Although the weekly Grassroots sessions are always fun, nothing tops Grassroots Connect! There is a lot of work that goes into the
  • So What Now?: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    So What Now?: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    The following post is written by Howard student-athletes Simone Counts ‘18 and Spencer Kelly ‘19, individual perspectives of being African-American and living in Washington, D.C. where HIV/AIDS is the highest percentage of affected people in the country. In order to understand the severity of a problem, one must first recognize it within their own community. For years African Americans have
  • Wrap Up: Student-Athlete Networking Night
    Wrap Up: Student-Athlete Networking Night
    TGP Brings back Athlete Networking Nights in 2017-2018 by Ruvimbo Mushavi, Program Manager It is nearing the end of the Fall semester of the 2017-2018 academic year, and one thing is for sure, college students are already on the lookout for summer internship opportunities. As part of The Grassroot Project’s efforts to provide student-athlete volunteers with the professional and leadership

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