Partners in Public Health

With funds from the 2019 HEPA Implementation & Expansion Grant, the Alliance has partnered with University at Albany professor to study and address infant feeding.

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Empire State After School Program RFP Released!

$10 Million is allocated for a new round of ESAP RFPs.

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Making Strides Toward Safer Routes to Schools

Through grant funding from the YMCA of the USA and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Alliance built the Safe Routes to School Student Ambassador Pilot Program.

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The Power of Youth and Government

Take a glimpse into the contagious passion that our Youth and Government teens have for learning how to affect meaningful change.

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Our New York State YMCAs

The Alliance of New York State YMCAs is comprised of 39 independent Ys and more than 135 YMCA branches.

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Equity in Exercise

Image Source: YMCA of Greater Rochester Adapting fitness to meet the needs of members with all abilities At the Y, it is our mission to provide programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for people of all ages and abilities. With grant funding from the New York State Department of Health Disability and Health […]

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Y Advocates Update From Washington D.C.

Congressional Appropriations for Y Priorities The House appropriations bill included increases or level funding for the Y’s priorities. Thank you to Y leaders who advocated for these appropriations during National Advocacy Days and to those who responded to our advocacy alerts this year.  21st Century Community Learning Centers— Currently: $1.22B.; Y-USA request: $100M increase to $1.32B.; Status: $100M included in House bill. CCDBG— Currently: $5.28B. Y-USA request: an increase; Status: House bill […]

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Inviting a Member of Congress to your YMCA

Public officials want and need to hear from the Y. Inviting lawmakers to visit your YMCA is an opportunity to effectively educate them on how the Y impacts and strengthens communities every day.

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Office of Children and Family Services Revision: Child in Care Medical Statements

The Child in Care Medical Statement (OCFS-LDSS-4433) has been revised and re-posted to the OCFS website.

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Informational Grant Webinar: Walk With Ease Program

Join the New York State Department of Health Arthritis Program and the New York State YMCA Foundation for an Informational Webinar on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 11:00 am to learn more about our most recent grant opportunity to build capacity for the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program.

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Upcoming Events

November 21, 2019
  • 2019 Middle School Youth and Government State Conference November 21, 2019 - November 23, 2019 @  The Desmond Hotel Albany, 660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211, USA
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