Legislative Priorities

ALLIANCE OF NEW YORK STATE YMCAS

2017 PRIORITY ISSUES

 

FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

  • Foster Safe Environments for Kids to Learn, Grown and Play
  • Support Out-of- School Time, Child Care and Universal Pre-K Programs
  • Expand Summer Programs that Engage Youth in Year Round Learning
  • Promote Summer and Outdoor Learning Opportunities for All Kids in an Effort to Close the Achievement Gap

 

FOR HEALTHY LIVING

  • Create Healthier Environments though Statewide Initiatives
  • Expand Obesity, Diabetes, and Heart Disease Prevention Programs
  • Secure Funding for Programs to Reduce the Burden of Healthcare Costs
  • Advance Healthy and Active Older Adult Programs

 

FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • Promote Volunteerism to Create Community Connectedness
  • Provide New Yorkers with the Tools and Support to Live Successful Lives
  • Provide Community Based Solutions for Positive Change
  • Secure Funding for Supportive and Homeless Housing