YMCAs are providing staff-supervised remote learning spaces.

From The Ground Up

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YMCA of the USA President and CEO Kevin Washington shares his response to the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and others, and the protests that followed.

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Opens in a new window COVID-19 Emergency Services: Food Distribution

Amid school closures and economic uncertainty, a rapidly increasing number of people are facing food insecurity. In response, hundreds of Ys nationwide are providing free grab-and-go meals to help address this serious issue.

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The Y has always brought people together. During a time of community-mandated closures and recommendations to shut down programs and limit gatherings, stay connected to the Y with resources for kids, families and active older adults along with plenty of ways to stay active from home.

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News From the Y

November 23, 2020

Nonprofits like the Y have been working hard to ensure no family goes hungry this year—this is especially true as the holidays approach.

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October 16, 2020

Service learning is a key way for students to learn more about diversity, inclusion and racial justice and the Y serves as a partner for many college campuses to help provide this experiences for college students.

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October 1, 2020

As many schools opened virtually this fall, the Y and other organizations have worked to provide child care so parents can return to work and children can stay safe.

Opens in a new window The Hechinger Report

September 4, 2020

Prior to COVID-19, 1 in 7 children faced hunger but today, 1 in 4 children are at risk. YMCAs around the country are working hard to ensure these children have a dependable source of nutrition.

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September 1, 2020

NPR reports on the Y's efforts to set up virtual learning academies in 45 states across the country.

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