Media Coverage

Art Show Tells Stories of Refugees Through Their Own Creations

"Triumph of the Human Spirit," an art show put together by Houston's YMCA is helping refugees tell their stories through artwork.  KTRK-TV Houston

The Brand Health Puzzle

Association of National Advertisers Magazine spoke with YMCA of the USA's VP of Marketing Communications Donna Bembenek about how organizations can best evaluate their brand's health.  ANA Magazine

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Amid Political Tensions, a Bid to Bring Together Immigrants, Americans

Newsweek visits a Welcoming Week event hosted by the Staten Island YMCA's New Americans Welcome Center and finds a community seeking to build bridges.  Newsweek

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7 Smart Tips for First-Generation College Students

Y-USA's Frederick Riley has some great tips for first generation college students.

Jason Plotkin

Pedicab tours highlight York businesses owned by immigrants

The YMCA of York and York County (Penn.) uses pedicabs to give local tours to York city businesses owned by immigrants during Welcoming Week.  York Daily Record

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Women In Leadership: Meet Lynda Gonzales-Chavez, the Y's Chief Diversity Officer

In honor of Women in Business Month, Girl Talk HQ spoke with our Chief Diversity Officer Lynda Gonzales-Chavez about her role at the Y, her career path and the importance of diversity in the workplace.  Girl Talk HQ

Let's Move! Outside

Let's Move! Outside Engages Youth in Over 50 Cities

Through the Department of the Interior's Partnership with the YMCA of the USA, American Express, local governments and hundreds of nonprofit organizations, Let's Move! Outside is getting millions of kids to play, learn, serve and work outdoors.  Let's Move! Outside

Lillian Agard looks on as her 3-year-old granddaughter Siena paints at the art table
Kathryn Baron

Pop-ups Bring Preschool to Low-Income Communities

A YMCA program uses libraries, neighborhood centers, churches and even the beach to help kids get ready for school.  The Hechinger Report

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