We are a powerful ally and advocate for our communities. Our experience and strong relationships in 10,000 neighborhoods across the nation mean that we are able to organize grassroots efforts and influence public policy around a range of social issues including child welfare, education and public health.
Advocate for the Y
Believing that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, deserves to be healthy, confident, connected and secure, the Y is a powerful ally and advocate for our communities.
With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y collaborates with national and community-based leaders and policymakers to increase the resources and support that empower individuals, families and communities to learn, grow and thrive.
As an advocate of the Y, you can help:
•Influence policies and initiatives that help youth develop healthy behaviors, values and life skills
•Prevent and combat chronic disease
•Build trust and understanding among community groups and decision makers
•Positively impact societal issues of importance to the nation and your community
The Y is a nonprofit like no other. Advocate in support of a movement working every day to build healthier communities.
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