Believing that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, deserves to be healthy, confident, connected and secure, the Y is a powerful ally and advocate for our communities.
With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y collaborates with national and community-based leaders and policymakers to increase the resources and support that empower individuals, families and communities to learn, grow and thrive.
-Influence policies and initiatives that help youth develop healthy behaviors, values and life skills
-Prevent and combat chronic disease
-Build trust and understanding among community groups and decision makers
-Positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation and your community