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Advancing Youth Equity

Alongside over 300 other nonprofit organizations around the country, the YMCA of the USA, as well as 43 local YMCAs, were the recipients of an unprecedented philanthropic gift from MacKenzie Scott.

In addition to helping the Y recover from COVID-19, advancing equity - with a focus on youth, is a top priority. To help guide our movement with this priority, we’re asking youth for their ideas on how the Y can help advance youth equity:
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Ideas for Advancing Youth Equity
How should the YMCA of the USA - and YMCAs around the country - invest in young people to help advance youth equity? Include as many ideas as you'd like, and we encourage you to think as big as possible. Need some inspiration? Here's an example of some ideas from our National Youth Engagement Director.

Virtual Code of Conduct
By adding your digital signature below (and a parent/guardian's signature for student participants), you agree to adhere to the Virtual Code of Conduct.

Violations of this code - or the code of conduct from your own local/state YMCA programs - can result in your removal from participation in future virtual and non-virtual programming.

Please type your full name.