News
22 May

South Bronx United is launching its 2018 #POWEROF11 campaign to bring awareness to the organization's mission and to raise funds to grow SBU programs in the next year. Learn more about the campaign or contribute any amount starting at $11 at powerof11.southbronxunited.org or watch the kickoff video. Or help spread the word by becoming a Team Captain! Starting June 1st, SBU will be sharing daily youth video stories. Stay tuned!

News
19 May
ENYPL BU19 Champs

The SBU 99/00 Boys team won the East New York Premier League (ENYPL) Boys U19 championship this month. As a result, they also qualified for the semifinals of the East New York State Cup. These student-athletes have also been delivering in the classroom as many prepare to graduate high school in June. Read more at enysoccer.com.

News
12 May

On Saturday, May 5th 2018, families and community members came together to take part of South Bronx United’s 8th Annual Literacy Day. The day is rooted on the three pillars of SBU: academics, leadership and athletics. The day began with coaches for each age group reading featured soccer themed books to their players. SBU Academy youth leaders also helped facilitate reading groups and led discussions after. Reading circles promoted the joy of reading and used soccer stories to illuminate similar themes that are relevant in their own lives. More than 2,000 books were on hand at three program sites for children and families to take home. Read more.

News
19 Apr

South Bronx United continues to expand its program reach and its services while helping youth achieve in the classroom and on the field. Read about this progress and about how South Bronx United has responded to the current climate in the 2017 Annual Report (issuu | pdf). Thank you to M Style Marketing for providing the design work.

News
27 Mar

South Bronx United is a proud recipient of the U.S. Soccer Foundation 2018 Urban Soccer Symposium Impact Award, given to an organization that has shown a sustained impact of using sports for social change for at least five years. SBU students and staff received the award in Washington, D.C. on Friday, March 23. While there, SBU's Executive Director and two student-athletes also spoke on a panel with performance artist, activist, and educator Marc Bamuthi Joseph about his work on peh-LO-tah and the M-PACT curriculum he developed for the SBU Summer Soccer Scholars program in partnership with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Social Practice Initiative. The curriculum combines soccer and poetry with a critical exploration of contemporary social issues. Read more.