"For the first time in Major League Soccer’s history, all three television partners will feature an exclusive MLS Match of the Week, providing soccer fans throughout the country with a destination day and time for each network."
Watch the Press Conference starting now or read the full story here: http://goo.gl/mkEKx5
Board Member Don Cogsville and Executive Director Irv Smalls featured in
“It has to be a grass-roots initiative, and the movement has to come from the inner city.”
Full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/21/sports/soccer/after-the-beauty-of-soccer-comes-the-heathen-season.html?_r=0
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FC HARLEM 441 Manhattan Ave NY NY 10026
A Harlem-based, community youth development organization making a positive impact on the lives of young people through soccer since 1990.OUR MISSION
To use “The World’s Game” as a platform to develop L.I.O.NS (Leaders In Our Neighborhoods)™ by establishing a sense of PRIDE, POWER and PREPARATION to BE FEARLESS in life.WE SERVE
Youth in Harlem, Washington Heights and Bronx with a particular focus on our Black and Latino population who need us most.WE BELIEVE
In the potential of all children to achieve and lead
In the power of soccer to build values and skills that greatly increase a child’s chances for life success
In the necessity of grassroots work to ensure the health and sustainability of our neighborhoods
In the conviction that strong communities create strong individuals
We aspire to build a community organization that delivers soccer-based, youth development programs addressing academic enrichment, character & leadership development, and healthy lifestyles and to establish a tradition of outstanding, competitive soccer originating from the inner city.