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What "Resistance" Means to Me
Advancing Equity for All
In honor of Black History Month, YMCA leader Ashley Funk explains what the word, “resistance” means to her and how we can celebrate the renaissance, resistance, and rejoicing that makes the African American experience unique. Read the latest in our series “Advancing Equity for All.”
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Across the U.S., our Ys reach millions of people in 10,000 communities.
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We provide millions of pounds of groceries to families each month.
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Our day and overnight camps empowered kids by building lifelong skills, confidence and friendships.
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