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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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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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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Empire State After School Program RFP Released!

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

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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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June Funding Finder!

Making you aware of available grant opportunities is a fundamental part of how the Alliance supports the YMCA programs that strengthen communities statewide. Through these funding sources, you are able to focus on the programs that nurture our youth, improve health and well-being, and offer opportunities to give back and support neighbors Grant Opportunities 100&Change […]

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What You Need to Know About Immunizations & the Measles Outbreak

This is information that was distributed by the American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey to their members and shared with us by the New York State Camp Directors Association  As the measles outbreak continues in our region, we want to provide you with as much information as possible to help you prepare […]

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Child Victims Act Webinar

In an effort to act as a resource and provide advice to Ys in New York and New Jersey, the State Alliances in both States are convening a joint Child Victims Act Webinar on June 4th, 2019 at 10:00AM.  The webinar will include presentations by representatives from the Redwoods Group and Praesidium, as well as […]

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