Category: In the News 64 posts found


Fashion Forward: A Hood for Good

December 12, 2017

Lilly Becker and Jack Ellis The NOHOODINOYONI (no glove, no love) campaign brings together fashion designers, soccer legends, musicians, and models to raise funds… Read More

Stars Come Out to Mark World AIDS Day at Grassroot Soccer Gala

December 2, 2017

David Beckham and Rachel Riley headline fundraising event LONDON, ENGLAND — On Friday 1st December, to mark this year’s World AIDS Day, celebrities, footballers, and… Read More

Grassroot Soccer South Africa Recognised at 2017 Western Cape Government Awards

December 1, 2017

CAPE TOWN – Grassroot Soccer SA is honoured to be recognised at the 2017 … Read More

Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee, ExxonMobil, and Grassroot Soccer Team Up to Reach Youth Through Sport

November 17, 2017

Photo courtesy of Nicole Banister. Adapted from an earlier press release. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (Nov. 9, 2017) – Three major… Read More

“For all the Voiceless Voices”: 5 Takeaways from WLGH 2017

November 14, 2017

The Women Leaders in Global Health (WLGH) conference is in its inaugural year, although the numbers might suggest otherwise. Held at Stanford University on… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Selected to Present at Gates Grand Challenges Meeting

October 31, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Grassroot Soccer (GRS) received an exclusive invitation to present at the 2017 Grand Challenges Meeting, hosted October 1-4 by the… Read More

Worth 1,000: ‘Changing the World Through Soccer’ Photo Essay

October 13, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Where in the world is Ethan Zohn? Tracking down the Grassroot Soccer co-founder can be a tricky task. His latest… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Presents at International HIV Adolescence Workshop

October 13, 2017

JOHANNESBURG — In early October, 125 adolescent health advocates from 25 countries gathered in South Africa for the first International HIV Adolescence workshop. The… Read More

SKILLZ Street Program Recognized with Classy Awards Win

June 16, 2017

Exciting news: Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program was one of 10 winners recognized in Boston, MA, at the Collaborative, hosted by Classy on June… Read More

USAID Southern Africa features Grassroot Soccer in Photo Essay

April 14, 2017

How can sport save lives? Grassroot Soccer and its mission aim to help answer to that. We are honored to be featured in the vibrant… Read More