Featured Mini-Grantee | Write to the Goal

Sports Journalism for Jersey City Youth Write to the Goal (also known as Jersey City Write on Sports) is a non-profit organization that designed a two-week literacy program to inspire middle school students and improve their critical thinking and creative writing skills through sports journalism. Using the theme of sports, combined with the skills of journalism, the students were immersed in a college classroom setting, and taught how to research, write, and produce sports feature stories, blog posts, and video interviews. Write to the Goal is mainly made up of volunteers who are committed to providing children with a sound education, safe neighborhoods in which everyone can live and work, and combatting the degradation of natural resources in local communities. They firmly believe that offering free and engaging education to [...]