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  • Meet our Partners from Hogan Lovells!
    Meet our Partners from Hogan Lovells!
    You may have noticed that our organization is going through some BIG and EXCITING changes: sporting a new name and look and expanding programing to Philadelphia! As we grow, we want to take a moment to spotlight one of our strongest and long-lasting partners: the staff of Hogan Lovells. In addition to being sponsors of our recent Grassroots Gala, they
  • Grassroots Goes to the American School Health Association National Conference
    Grassroots Goes to the American School Health Association National Conference
    Sharing Grassroots Health’s Best Practices Nationwide  In July, program coordinators Lara Negrón Ocasio and Treniyyah Anderson traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico to represent Grassroots Health and connect with lifelong educators, public health officials, and passionate community members at the American School Health Association (ASHA) Annual Conference. They shared Grassroots Health’s best practices, and engaged with other passionate people from across
  • Alania and Dylan: telling the story of Grassroots
    Alania and Dylan: telling the story of Grassroots
    It's no secret that Grassroots mobilizes hundreds of incredibly talented, Division I athletes from top universities to serve as mentors and facilitators in our middle school health programs. But! They're not the only passionate people using their gifts for good! Sometimes college students will find other ways to serve: with their ability to write and design as a way to
  • Grassroots Coaches Circle Members are Essential to Our Work
    Grassroots Coaches Circle Members are Essential to Our Work
    If you've heard the words "Grassroots Coaches Circle" floating around but are wondering, "what exactly is that?", then you've come to the right blogpost. The Coaches Circle is an honorary group open to all TGP supporters who make a recurring, monthly donation. Members choose the amount they contribute and can come and go from the circle at any time. We
  • 5 Easy, Healthy Meals to Make Without Leaving Your Home
    5 Easy, Healthy Meals to Make Without Leaving Your Home
    Written and illustrated by: Niambi White About the author and illustrator: Niambi (“Nene”) is a high school senior at Theodore Roosevelt High School. With the support of Urban Alliance, an organization that works to train and prepare high school students for college, work and beyond, Niambi started an internship with Grassroots in the fall. It wasn't until Niambi’s first day,
  • 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
  • Run with Grassroots in 2019 Marine Corps Marathon!
    Run with Grassroots in 2019 Marine Corps Marathon!
    CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO OUR MARATHON TEAM. Grassroots is a charity partner of the 2019 Marine Corps Marathon! We are thrilled to be able to host a team of runners (of all levels) who are looking to finish their first marathon, get a PR, or shoot for a spot on the podium -- all are welcome.  Runners will
  • AU Athlete Kira Flaherty Checks In After Grassroots Connect
    AU Athlete Kira Flaherty Checks In After Grassroots Connect
    The following reflection was written by Grassroots Coach Kira "Kir" Flaherty, a senior on the Women's Soccer Team at American University. Grassroots Connect is the event coaches, students and parents all look forward to following the 8-week Grassroots programs. Although the weekly Grassroots sessions are always fun, nothing tops Grassroots Connect! There is a lot of work that goes into the
  • The Inaugural Grassroots Gala
    The Inaugural Grassroots Gala
    The Inaugural Grassroots Gala In September 2017, Grassroots won the opportunity to partner with Hexagon – a local nonprofit organization that was founded in 1955. The organization is composed of people from all walks of life whose primary purpose is to compose and stage an all-original political, satirical, musical comedy revue annually, both for entertainment, and to raise money for
  • The Reva and David Logan Foundation Gives 3-Year Grant to Support Grassroots
    The Reva and David Logan Foundation Gives 3-Year Grant to Support Grassroots
    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, Grassroots 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 Grassroots advocated about HIV/AIDS awareness and sexual health, but I never really knew that there were several other
  • TGP Welcomes First Full Time Staff Members!
    TGP Welcomes First Full Time Staff Members!
    We are only one week away from welcoming our first ever full time staff into the TGP office. (more…)
  • Grassroots to Launch “Rock the Block” Campaign in 2012-2013
    Grassroots to Launch “Rock the Block” Campaign in 2012-2013
    On Thursday, August 30, TGP received a competitive grant in the amount of $30,500 from the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration (HAHSTA) to launch a new program, the "Rock the Block" campaign. (more…)