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Kicking AIDS to the Sidelines

November 18, 2008

Source: Article by Carrie Simmons A 2008 Truman Scholar and Director of Grassroot Soccer’s Lose The Shoes Campaign, Brooke Rosenbauer is combining her passions… Read More

Researchers Call for Multi-Level Programs, GRS Listens

October 21, 2008

In a recent article published in The Lancet, leading researchers called for “multi-level” behavior change strategies that utilize “a mix of communication channels… Read More

GRS & Partners to promote gender equality via 2010 World Cup

October 16, 2008

Earlier this year, representatives from Grassroot Soccer, Sonke Gender Justice, the Family Violence Prevention Fund, and several other organizations gathered in Cape Town… Read More

Ethan Zohn Kicking His Way Down the East Coast

October 3, 2008

Source: USA Today Ethan Zohn, a former pro soccer player who used his 2001 Survivor:Africa winnings to fight AIDS with GRS,… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Reaches Top 25 in Amex Voting Competition

September 10, 2008

From a pool of nearly 1,200 entrants, Grassroot Soccer has been selected as one of the top 25 projects in the 2008 American Express… Read More

Fergie’s MAC AIDS Fund Supports GRS VIVA YOUTH Program

September 5, 2008

Source: Business Wire M-A-C spokesperson, Fergie, announced 11 new grants from the M-A-C AIDS Fund (MAF) aimed at preventing the spread of HIV among young… Read More

Survivor winner begins soccer trek from Gillette Stadium to DC

August 21, 2008

Source: Boston Globe Last night, Ethan Zohn began a 550-mile journey in which he will dribble a soccer ball all the way… Read More

International AIDS Conference Calls For ‘Universal Action Now!’

August 18, 2008

From August 3rd-7th, more than 21,000 researchers, public health leaders, and advocates flocked to Mexico City for the XVII International AIDS Conference. The five-day… Read More

Grassroot Soccer, Baylor Launch Partnership in Malawi

June 26, 2008

In collaboration with Baylor Children’s Foundation Malawi, the Clinton Foundation, and the Malawian Ministry of Health, GRS is embarking on an initiative to hold… Read More

Dr. Tommy Clark on Public Radio International

June 25, 2008

“What if you could somehow harness people’s love of sport to do something good, like teaching kids about health?” asks Faith Salie, host of… Read More