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Mr. Jones

Our facility is located along San Francisco’s Embarcadero area where one side—the Financial District booming with tech employees of six-figure salaries—contrasts the other side with residents living below the poverty line. Despite their economic differences, there is a strong common denominator of all these folks: they all wish to live a healthy lifestyle.

Tags: the y, YMCA, young leaders, healthy living

Can I Wear White After Labor Day?

Well, yeah, you can. Especially if you're donning all white and doing The Color Run™. But don't forget that you can get in shape for this variegated race by following our other blog, This Week in Runners, to pick up on some tips to cross the finish line with flying colors.

Tags: This Week in Young Leaders, charity, So Much More, giving, volunteers, races, competition, Runners, young leaders, Leadership, the y, YMCA, Labor Day, holiday

The Origin of Selfies (And Why You Should Care)

If you're a Millennial that's, say, 18 or 19, then selfies have been a part of your life experience since forever. But where did they come from? Well, we can thank the (got to click on the post to find out!) for giving us the word, and - in fact - the first appearance of the word surfaced in one of the country's online news channels around 2002.

 

Tags: This Week in Young Leaders, selfies, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, social media, photos, pictures, the y, Millennials, YMCA, Generation Y, Generation X, young leaders

The Roaring Twenties

Maybe you're just coming upon your twenties. Perhaps you're just about to leave that decade behind. Or could be it's been a very long while since you had anything to do with the number 29. In any case, advice abounds, so here are some suggestions (take 'em or leave 'em) that might just be best suggestions for people in their twenties. 

Tags: This Week in Young Leaders, advice, wisdom, suggestions, Millennials, Generation Y, Generation X, young leaders, Leadership, the y, YMCA

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