Phil has been a full time part of the YMovement for 9 years. He has a passion for seeing people grow, develop and engage in community building. He is married to a wonderful woman and has 4 ridiculously amazing children. But he's also one of the Y's World Sefvice Champions. This is his Y. His words. His reason for giving. more
This Sunday, we're highlighting another emerging leader, Stephanie Romero, and why she thinks exploring career opportunities at the Y has helped her not only make friends for life, but also a place to grow as a young individual, personally and professionally. This is her Y. Her words. Her story. more
Asia Stawicka of Canton, Georgia spends her time coaching volleyball and assisting coaches on the weekends. Find out how this resident from Poland found a place in the U.S. giving back to our country by inspiring teen leaders in her college town in America.
This is a 5-part series leading up to Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday). Find out how Rachel benefitted from her World Service global education efforts and how you can be a part of Giving Tuesday too. This is her Y. Her words. Her story. more
Seth Bower from the YMCA of Central Ohio shares some thoughts about what it means to be an emerging leader at the Y. Whether his advice helps you think about a career at the Y or inspires you to just do a bit of good in your community as a volunteer, this interview's worth reading. more
In today's global society we must prepare ourselves to lead differently.
But what does differently mean? more
What do Egypt, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Uganda, and Ukraine all have in common?
Everyone once in a while, we come across some great blog posts across the country that demonstrates our young leaders' committment to benfitting our communities and improving lives. This is one of the moments. Check out Kari's post on running a Teen Leader Corps in New Hampshire. more
Omar Torres knows a thing or two about Social Responsiblity. Check out his interview that was recently published by the Y's Emerging Leaders Resource Network.
One of our young leaders, Raven, doesn't want you to eat just any old chili this fall season. She wants you to take healthy living to the max. That's why she called her mom and pulled out the cookbooks to come up with this delicious but healthy twist on an American favorite that will have you saying, "yum!"
Check out her recipe now. more