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The Racket¬†ūüéĺ NYJTL Partners with Grand Street Settlement The Community Tennis Program (CTP)¬†is now¬†partnering¬†with Grand¬†Street Settlement,¬†a historic social service institution that provides personalized resources and direct services to¬†NYC families and communities.¬†NYJTL‚Äôs¬†collaboration¬†with the institution¬†operates¬†in¬†Bushwick Cornerstone¬†and¬†Williamsburg Cornerstone,¬†with a third site at¬†Rutgers Cornerstone¬†by early next year.¬†Participants¬†at these new sites¬†will receive free tennis instruction with¬†equipment¬†provided¬†at no¬†cost.¬†NYJTL is excited to […]

NYJTL Comes to Grand St. Settlement to Expand Services for Underserved Youth

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) is excited to announce its partnership with¬†Grand St.¬†Settlement, a historic social service institution that provides personalized resources and direct services to NYC families and communities. In collaboration with the institution, NYJTL has launched its successful Community Tennis Program (CTP) at¬†select Grand St. settlement¬†sites, which currently operate in Bushwick […]

ACES Launches Innovative Technology to Streamline Academic Support

Padlet is an educational technology that has recently been¬†launched by¬†our ACES Afterschool Program (ACES) and has innovated the way in which our¬†staff,¬†administrators, and parents¬†interact.¬†Padlet is a live bulletin board that allows for uniformity of agency and autonomy amongst our sites.¬†It has served as an essential tool that streamlines¬†core areas necessary for the effective operation of […]

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The Racket¬†ūüéĺ Matthew & Emmanuel Usman¬† CTP+ Player Feature Twin brothers, Matthew and Emmanuel Usman have been a part of the CTP program for¬†several years.¬†Not¬†only are they a part of the CTP+ Program,¬†a¬†program designed¬†for players who have demonstrated competitive ability and potential beyond the level of those at their current CTP location, but they are […]

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The Racket¬†ūüéĺ CTP Expands Services with Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation Funds The Community Tennis Program has expanded its services¬†to include¬†CTP+,¬†a program¬†to¬†advance the tennis ability of dedicated CTP players. The goal of the CTP+ program will be to develop tennis¬†technique¬†at a higher level. It is designed for those players who have¬†proven¬†their¬†competitive ability and potential beyond the […]

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The Racket¬†ūüéĺ NYJTL x¬†Naomi Osaka Last week, participants from the Community Tennis Program got the opportunity to meet Naomi Osaka,¬†reigning champion at the¬†US Open¬†and the¬†Australian Open, and the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles. NYJTL partnered with Laureus Sports, an organization founded under the Patronage of Nelson Mandela, and their Sport […]