a powerful ally and advocate for our communities
Through advocacy at the local, state and federal levels, the Y is bringing families safe and affordable child care and afterschool options; making healthy choices available in communities to help prevent chronic disease; and ensuring that Ys have the ability to be a resource for healthy living, youth development and social responsibility in the communities they serve.
Become a Y Advocate
Your voice makes a difference! Become a YMCA advocate and ensure the voice of the Y movement is heard by policy makers at all levels in the government. Work together with community leaders, policymakers and government officials to make a meaningful difference in the communities we serve nationwide.
Click here for more information about our national advocacy efforts and how you can get involved!