Yesterday’s celebration of Veteran’s Day was particularly poignant, given that it marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, which concluded with the Armistice of November 11, 1918, ending the brutal fighting between the Allies and Germany. Also known as the Armistice of Compiègne (the town in
In case you haven’t noticed, there’s an election tomorrow. How cool is that? When I was a kid, I have to admit that I was a bit of a civics nerd. I still remember the incredible excitement of getting to vote in a mock election in fourth grade (the 1968
Now that the leaves are falling from the trees, the days have gotten colder and the sunlight scarcer, there’s no way to avoid the inevitable and exciting fact that the Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K is upon us! We are seeing registrations roll in at a record pace, and with
Last Tuesday, about 200 of our Y leaders came together for our Fall Leadership Retreat, an extraordinary morning of fellowship and exploration around our values, shared experiences, diverse perspectives, challenges and accomplishments. We met at the newly constructed Forest Park High School in northwest Baltimore, which is a Y Community School.
Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility are the three focal points of all our work and while it’s easy to point to Y work and programs that deliver on the promise of healthy living and youth development, the notion of “social responsibility” can seem vague as literally everything we