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We are a team of more than 1,600 NCAA Division I athletes and over 8,000 DC teens committed to making our nation’s cities healthier. Grassroots capitalizes on the excitement, relatability, and popularity of sports to provide much-needed health literacy and social empowerment programs to middle school youth. The only way for us to succeed is to believe in the power of youth to make a difference. In addition to providing health education to middle school youth, we invest in the leadership training, cultural competency, and professional skills of hundreds of NCAA varsity athletes who serve as our program facilitators.

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