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The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Throughout the Delaware Valley, the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA serves more than 140,000 members and 200,000 individuals a year – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve health and wellbeing, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. 40 more words

Talk Philly

Almost European Time

I know, I have not been good about keeping my blog up to date. But with finals, my job and everything else crazy going on in my life I didn’t have the time to keep this going. 492 more words

'I don't really see it as work'

If you’re heading to a morning workout at the Westwood YMCA, it can be hard to miss the bright and friendly face of Jason Waugh greeting you at the door. 294 more words


Rock Bottom

Rock bottom wasn’t some epic moment, it wasn’t some tragic event that sent shockwaves through my life and reality, utterly visible to the outside world. I know this because bankruptcy, a failed marriage, eviction and a decade-long battle with addiction that almost took my life on several occasions, none of that had an effect on me the way one single moment, filled with one single realization did. 1,596 more words

HMM at the YMCA

Are you still searching for a summer camp for your child? For the first time ever, the summer camps brought to you through the YMCA will have outstanding music classes! 60 more words

Calling All Young Adults

Your Future Starts Now!

Whether you are in school, have graduated or have left school, Workforce Solutions offers a wealth of opportunities to help young adults… 294 more words


My Bike: The Linguistic Anthropology of Gentrification

What is the meaning of an utterance? Who has power? And most importantly, what is gentrification? No seriously, what the hell is the referent of gentrification? 1,169 more words