Across the country, youth leaders are speaking-out to ensure that charities and nonprofits are prioritized as part of the coronavirus relief efforts considered by their Members of Congress.
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Maryland YMCA Youth Governor has reached the final round C-SPAN’s StudentCam competition for his student documentary “Democracy Must Be Learned.” Show your support and vote for his submission!
In the coming months, When We All Vote and its partners, like the Y, will release lesson plans for teachers to talk about civic education and voter registration, as well as webinars and in-person trainings.
This year, Castillo-Roybal, now 19, was part of a push at the Legislature – with the support of the Y – to make sure other kids aren’t separated from their siblings when they are placed in foster homes.
While graduating seniors in YMCA programs around the country had their year cut short, we’re excited to host a nationwide celebration for the Y’s Class of 2020! Join us on Thursday, May 28th.
As the Y organizes our nationwide response to the coronavirus, please review the postponements and cancellations of Youth and Government programs taking place across the country.
In July and August of 2020, we are excited to host Youth Changemaker Conventions in Madison/Milwaukee, WI and Charlotte, NC to coincide with the Democratic and Republican National Conventions
This year, youth with the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities successfully advocated for the passage of a Foster Care Bill of Rights. Want to help youth become changemakers at your Y? Click to learn how.