The “Other India”

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 →

What I Learned From Teaching With Crossover

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 →

Beyond the Ball: The 4 Pillars of Crossover Education

By: Kelly Mara Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. – Martin Luther King, Jr.  As much as I enjoy the game of basketball, I probably would have opted out of a volunteer opportunity to travel across … Continue reading →

Breaking Barriers, Making An Impact

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 →

New Challenges, New Joy

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.

The Mutual Impact of Giving

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 →

What it Means to Create Hope

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 →

The Crossover DUNK !!!!

By Mayank Singh During my teens, I lived in a small cantonment Wellington in Tamil Nadu. The town had people from various nationalities, as it housed the Defense Services Staff College – an Armed Forces training institute. Every evening, I … Continue reading →

Remembering What I Remember

By Maggie Brown The ultimate fault in memory lies within the reality of its inevitable decline. As time flies by with the velocity of a traveling train, the mind contorts what could once be recalled as indisputable fact into a … Continue reading →

Discovering India

By Mollie Gillespie With our departure for India less than a month away, I’m already restless with anticipation. I’ve traveled a bit before, but never so far, and I can’t help but wonder how I’ll be able to endure the … Continue reading →

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