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May 2015 Newsletter

by Krista Washington | May 20, 2015

 

IN THE KNOW: MAY 2015



A new Soccer for Success initiative to engage girls; an exciting partnership; a field opening & more!

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250 Girls in East LA to Join Soccer for Success

 

On May 2...

On May 4th, the U.S. Soccer Foundation joined the MLS Players Union, DC SCORES, D.C. Public Schools, and the office of D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen at Jefferson Academy to celebrate the unveiling of a new state-of-the-art mini-pitch.



The field open...

This year’s Urban Soccer Symposium was your third since joining the Foundation. Why is the Symposium important to you?

The Symposium recognizes the importance of our role in the growth of soccer across the U.S., especially for those who don’t have acc...

Last month, D.C. United rookie Miguel Aguilar joined Foundation staff members at an event here in Washington, DC. Miguel shared his story about being raised in an underserved community, how soccer became an outlet that transformed his life, and how his...

Under the bright lights of historic RFK Stadium, the U.S. Soccer Foundation celebrated the third year of the Capital Soccer Classic, presented by NIKE.  A family-friendly event supporting the Foundation’s sport-based youth development programs, the Cla...

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