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Street Soccer USA | Yungpost
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Copyright © Street Soccer USA

Background: Ending homelessness is a team sport. Street Soccer USA aims to rebuild the self-confidence and self-esteem of marginal groups through football. It hopes to provide a series of programs that help the less privileged better their life and minimize the impact of poverty. The organization promotes player’s development not merely on the field, but in every aspect of life.

 

Its Success:

  • 91%of program participants have learned essential life skills that have led to life-changing outcomes in health, education, housing and employment.
  • 75% of street soccer players are connected to jobs and housing, complete a rehabilitation program, or further their education within a year of joining the program.
  • 20 cities across the United States have Street Soccer USA programs

 

If you are interested and want to know more, visit: http://www.streetsoccerusa.org/

Jeremy Lin