We won’t watch our city struggle from the sidelines.

We are a team of more than 1,000 NCAA varsity athletes and 5,000 DC teens who are committed to making our city healthier. The Grassroot Project capitalizes on the excitement, relatability, and popularity of sports to provide much-needed health literacy and social empowerment programs to DC teens. 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 DC teens, 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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Q&A with New Director of Programs Jane Wallis

We at The Grassroot Project were so excited to welcome Jane Wallis, AKA J-Dub, as our new Director of Programs last month!  We sat down.. Read More →

Get to Know TGP’s New Global Health Corps Fellows!

This week The Grassroot Project welcomes two new program managers to our team, thanks to our strong partnership with Global Health Corps. While we are.. Read More →

TGP Testifies at the DC Council Hearing on Health

On May 5th, TGP’s Monique Miller, Spencer Kelly, and Kayla Giger testified at the DC Council’s hearing on health. See below for a video of.. Read More →

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