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News From the Y
Y Highlights Mentors as a Critical Teen Relationship
January 25, 2016
YMCA of the USA's VP of Youth Development Jorge Perez writes about the importance of mentors in a teen's life.
NBC News Education Nation
The Y Embarks on Its First National Advertising Campaign
January 25, 2016
The Y is launching its first-ever national advertising campaign, and The New York Times reports how we hope it helps change public perception and raise funds for Y programs throughout the country.
New York Times
Which Big National Players Are Joining Forces to Make a Local Health Impact?
January 8, 2016
The Y and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently announced a 10-year partnership to help foster a "Culture of Health" in local communities.
Dinners at Dorchester YMCA Building Bonds Among Students
January 4, 2016
Teens in Boston find a safe, welcoming space and a warm meal at the Dorchester YMCA.
The Boston Globe
The Impact of Rebranding on the YMCA with Kate Coleman
December 9, 2015
For those interested in marketing, Y-USA's own Kate Coleman takes a deep dive into the Y's 2010 rebranding in this Driving Participation podcast interview. http://bit.ly/DPpodcast or http://iriscreative.com/dp082/
Diabetes Prevention Becomes Lucrative Growth Industry
December 2, 2015
YMCA of the USA's National Health Officer Matt Longjohn was interviewed about the growing market in diabetes prevention. Longjohn asks whether people are willing to make the changes they need to prevent diabetes.
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