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  • Mental Health Awareness Month
    Mental Health Awareness Month
    Written and Illustrated by Niambi White About the author and illustrator: Niambi (“Nene”) is a high school senior at Theodore Roosevelt High School and intern with The Grassroot Project through our Urban Alliance partnership.  Niambi is a self taught artist and her dream is to be a children’s book illustrator or a tattoo artist one day. You will see her
  • Best Netflix Movies To Watch Based On Your Zodiac Sign
    Best Netflix Movies To Watch Based On Your Zodiac Sign
    Written and Illustrated by Niambi White  About the author and illustrator: Niambi (“Nene”) is a high school senior at Theodore Roosevelt High School and intern with The Grassroot Project through our Urban Alliance partnership.  Niambi is a self taught artist and her dream is to be a children’s book illustrator or a tattoo artist one day. You will see her
  • #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
  • Grassroots Insider: Getting to Know our 2018-19 Urban Alliance Interns
    Grassroots Insider: Getting to Know our 2018-19 Urban Alliance Interns
    What is your name? My name is Myaira Grassroot nickname and why ? My grassroots name is Peanut, and I got my name from my grandfather because he says my head is shaped like an almond...but "almond" is a weird name to call somebody, so he gave me the name "peanut." Fun/Interesting facts about you: I am really good at
  • Farewell to our 2017 Global Health Corps Fellows
    Farewell to our 2017 Global Health Corps Fellows
    This year has been an incredible one for TGP.  Much of the credit for that has to go to our two wonderful Global Health Corps fellows, Ruvimbo "Groovy Roovy" Mushavi and Sahaan "Soz" Sozhamannan.  With the help of their leadership, we revamped our curriculum, hosted our first-ever Grassroots Gala, instituted brand new parent programming, created the master trainer summer internship, and
  • Reflections and Next Steps on National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    Reflections and Next Steps on National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
    April 10, 2018, is National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD).  On this day, we recognize the impact of HIV/AIDS on young people and acknowledge the amazing contributions of young people to the fight against HIV/AIDS.  The theme of this year’s NYHAAD is “Positively PowerFULL: Young People Building an AIDS-Free World”. To this end, we asked three of our student-athlete leaders on to reflect on these questions
  • 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
  • The Reva and David Logan Foundation Gives 3-Year Grant to Support The Grassroot Project
    The Reva and David Logan Foundation Gives 3-Year Grant to Support The Grassroot Project
    TGP is very excited to announce a three-year partnership with the Reva and David Logan Foundation. Through the partnership, the foundation will support TGP to: (1) pilot and evaluate caregivers-focused programs that enable parents and caregivers to speak more frequently and more effectively with their children about sex; (2) host community linkage-to-care events that directly connect our students and their
  • TGP Athletes Attend Special Screening of MTV’s “Shuga: Down South”
    TGP Athletes Attend Special Screening of MTV’s “Shuga: Down South”
    Guest Post by TGP Athlete Spencer Kelly (Howard U, Men's Tennis) On March 27, The Grassroot Project invited me to attend a MTV Premiere I didn’t know much about. I was excited to see and hear something that was new to me. I understood The Grassroot Project advocated about HIV/AIDS awareness and sexual health, but I never really knew that

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