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  • 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
  • We Are FAMily
    We Are FAMily
    Written by: Nea’la Prue When it comes to talking about sex, it can be very sensitive and uncomfortable. Now just imagine talking to 6th your grade son or daughter about sex. Imagine your 6th-grade daughter coming home and telling you that a seemingly random group of college student-athletes are coming into their P.E class once a week to teach them
  • From My Head To-ma-toes
    From My Head To-ma-toes
    Written by Myaira Arnold Good nutrition advice is something that everyone needs in their lives and Grassroots makes sure that they provide that. Brooke Stapleton, an AU women's lacrosse player, Head Coach, and Curriculum Development Intern does her all to contribute to TGP’s commitment to facilitating Nutrition & Physical Health programs for DC middle schools. She heard about Grassroots in
  • 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
  • TGP Testifies at the DC Council Hearing on Health
    TGP Testifies at the DC Council Hearing on Health
    On May 5th, TGP's Monique Miller, Spencer Kelly, and Kayla Giger testified at the DC Council's hearing on health. See below for a video of their testimonies and a reflection on the experience from Kayla (Georgetown Rowing '18). Kayla's Reflection: This month I was able to participate in a DC Department of Health budget oversight hearing to advocate for TGP.
  • Where Are They Now? Coach’s Highlight on Renée Tomlin
    Where Are They Now? Coach’s Highlight on Renée Tomlin
    Have you ever wondered what Grassroot coaches have been up to or where they’ve been since graduating?  In this series, we’re following former Grassroot coaches to see the paths they’ve taken and the impact that Grassroots has had on them. (more…)
  • Grassroot Ambassador Kia McNeill Shares Her Coach’s Story
    Grassroot Ambassador Kia McNeill Shares Her Coach’s Story
    Sport/Team Professional Women’s Soccer – Philadelphia Independence (more…)

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