By Anjali Ramakrishnan I knew from the minute I got the email saying I was accepted and invited to join Team Crossover, it would be “good experience”. After all, not many 14 year olds get the opportunity to travel to … Continue reading →
By Shilpa Tummala After completing an entire week of coaching at Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, I’m not sure what words could capture the cultural and emotional experience I have gone through with this group of volunteers. So rather than trying … Continue reading →
By RJ Paige I’ve never had so much fun while also having so much to do. These kids were great. So happy and eager to please everyone, trying to put a smile on our faces. It made me want to please … Continue reading →
By Anjali Ramakrishnan I don’t know where to begin. Chaotic? Energizing yet tiring? Eye opening? I was extremely nervous coming into the first day. I would be running the registration table, and I knew there would be papers shoved at … Continue reading →
By Neel Kohli June 24th Truth: I was nervous getting ready to go on this trip. I didn’t know anyone going, what they’d be like, or whether I’d fit in, so I just tried not to think about it.
By AJ Matthew I had no idea what to expect on the first day of camp, but when I saw the first group of kids walk in with smiles on their faces I knew it was going to be phenomenal. … Continue reading →
By Shilpa Agrawal Akka*, where do you go home? (Akka means “older sister” in Tamil). I live in America. Akka, what do you eat at home? Idlis, dosas, curd. Really? Are you Indian? Yes!
By Devin Bramhall Hope to me speaks to the core of our mission: we’re teaching children that there are greater possibilities for them in the future by teaching them the skills they will need to achieve those great goals. It’s not … Continue reading →
By AJ Mathew Hope – a universal symbol of a desire for something or a certain thing to happen. I believe Crossover intentionally uses the term “Creating Hope” because that is our goal with the kids and communities we will … Continue reading →