TGP: News

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.
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Kicking off AIDS 2012 with a Shoutout from HHS Sec. Kathleen Sebelius

Despite the rain, over 100 students from the DC area participated in a kick-off event for the 19th Annual International AIDS Conference at Bell Multicultural High School, Youth Score 2012. Read more

CBS NATIONAL NEWS: Athletes Teach Kids About AIDS

In Washington, D.C., where 1 in 20 people live with HIV, college athletes use sports to teach kids how to stop the spread of the disease. Shilpi Gupta reports.

WASHINGTON POST: Local athletes teach middle-schoolers about HIV through The Grassroot Project

In a classroom at Walker Jones Educational Center, four Howard track athletes, a George Washington soccer player and a former all-American sprinter from Georgetown push tiny desks and chairs against the walls to create a playground for the afternoon’s game.

It’s called HIV Attacks!

And it starts with 12-year-old Natia Bland, who has volunteered to play the Human, standing in the center of a circle surrounded by nine middle-school classmates who pick whatever Germ or Disease they want to be. Continue Reading