Strengthening Communities

A Blog by Suzanne McCormick, YMCA of the USA President and CEO

Through Strengthening Communities, Suzanne shares her perspectives on topics related to empowering young people, supporting families and improving individual and community health and well-being. She also explores how nonprofits can create new and stronger partnerships to help address critical social issues and create stronger, more equitable communities.  

Strengthening Communities
Kids on rope course at summer camp
YMCA kids at picnic table
June 27, 2023
Suzanne McCormick, food insecurity
Group of teens at YMCA
May 18, 2023
Suzanne McCormick, Mental Health

About Suzanne

Suzanne McCormick is the 15th person and first woman to lead YMCA of the USA, the national resource office for the Y, a role she has held since September 2021. Learn more about Suzanne below, and follow her on LinkedIn.


Featured Content: One Thing Congress Can Do to Help Working Families Today

In an Op-Ed for Newsweek, Suzanne urges Congress to pass supplemental child care funding to help ensure that providers like the Y have the support they need to hire and retain skilled staff and keep programs affordable and accessible for families.