Empowering Youth For A Better Future

Ys across the U.S. are in solidarity and increasing awareness for the young people, families and communities who are directly impacted by the ongoing crisis in the Holy Land. 

YMCA of the USA’s World Service Campaign is working in coordination with the East Jerusalem YMCA and several U.S. YMCA partners. 

Empowering Youth For A Better Future

East Jerusalem

The East Jerusalem YMCA is deeply rooted in the communities they serve and run a variety of programs based on local priorities in areas of: 

  • vocational and technical training 
  • economic empowerment and employment 
  • mental health and rehabilitation services 
  • youth participation 
  • women’s empowerment 
  • social justice  

Please consider making a contribution below to play a vital role in keeping hope alive for a just peace. 

What Your Contribution Provides

  • Poverty reduction by empowering youth to earn income through the application of advanced and traditional vocational skills and enhanced life skills. 

  • Rehabilitation services for youth who are survivors of political conflict and reintegrating the youth into their communities and enhancing their living conditions 

  • Foster agency among women and men to participate on equal terms to realize their economic, political, cultural and social rights. 

  • Protecting farmers and keeping them on their land through the provision of olive trees to marginalized communities