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The Y: Our Definition of Community

Being a member of the YMCA is about more than just finding a place to work out, swim laps, shoot hoops, or lift weights. Being a member of the YMCA is about strengthening our community. 313 more words


Unemployment Lifts Terrorism, Violent Crimes- Says Gov. Uduaghan *As Delta Launches Micro Insurance Scheme

DELTA State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has attributed the current spate of terrorism and rising incidence of violent crimes in the country largely to the problem of youth unemployment. 564 more words


In the Seat of Suffering.

I’ve been crying since Sunday. I didn’t let myself cry on Saturday when I found out that one of my former youth had been killed in this last weekends shootings. 1,192 more words

Youth Work

Farming In Far Rockaway

It has been quite some time since you all have heard from me and I apologize for the long hiatus. There are so many new developments to share and I mean to go back in time recapping my newest ventures, adventures and lessons learned along the way. 341 more words

Urban Farming

Help 300 Go Girls! Girl Up to Change the World

300 Go Girls!
can create really, really big things

like 10 plays
in 4 cities
putting girls
center stage
300 characters
300 times more compassion… 358 more words


The Billboards Are Up!

Check it out- the “Above the Influence” design that the youth coalition of the Allston-Brighton Substance Abuse Task Force made is now up on billboards across Allston-Brighton!  It’s HUGE!

Community Art

Bessie's Hope

As a part of the Teen Outreach Program many of our teens from Owen and JeffCo have been making regular visits to two nursing homes! As the end of our 9 months together we are reminiscing all the great times we’ve had at the residents of these two homes. 83 more words