Category: SKILLZ Curriculum 45 posts found


Pursuing Dreams, Defying Expectations: Entle’s Story

June 21, 2017

If someone suggested that soccer is a sport for boys – and boys alone – Entle Lentore would quickly set the record straight. The 13-year-old SKILLZ… 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

Celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace While Creating Opportunities for Girls

April 4, 2017

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on April 6 is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive… Read More

One Week Into SKILLZ+, Youth Participant Has New Outlook

March 28, 2017

One of the most powerful aspects of Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ+ program is the encouragement provided by SKILLZ+ Coaches.  These HIV+ role models identify… Read More

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street Named Classy Awards Finalist

March 15, 2017

Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program has been named a Classy Awards Finalist, one of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2017!… Read More

A Role Model for HIV+ Youth – Meet Coach Marilyn

November 27, 2016

Marilyn, age 26, is a Grassroot Soccer (GRS) Coach in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Marilyn is part of a unique GRS programme called “SKILLZ+”, which… Read More

International Day of the Girl Child: What’s Sport Got to Do With It?

October 10, 2016

October 11th marks the International Day of the Girl Child, an opportunity to reflect and seek… Read More

Coach Sony Changes the Game for Girls

April 26, 2015

Editor’s Note: Sonwabise (Sony) Dick is a Grassroot Soccer Caring Coach in Khayelitsha, South Africa who has worked with GRS since 2011. Sony grew up… Read More

Girls First Project Given Vital Funding From Cityzens Giving

March 11, 2015

Charitable football initiative made possible by City Football Group... Read More

SKILLZ Girl Expands to Seven Countries

February 17, 2015

Culturally-tailored curriculum empowers girls to live healthy lives... Read More