Empowering young people since 1844

The World Alliance of YMCAs supports and facilitates some 120 national YMCAs and four regional Alliances across the globe, to provide young people with safe spaces and opportunities to take an active role in transforming their communities. Collectively, the YMCA Movement reaches some 65 million people a year.

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  • International Youth Day 2021

    The theme of International Youth Day 2021 is, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”, with the aim…

  • World Mental Health Day

    Stand by for more details on our third YMCA Youth Led Solutions Summit, this one on the theme of wellbeing.

  • World YMCA meetings

    YMCA National General Secretaries 27-28; World YMCA Executive Committee 29-30; Extraordinary YMCA World Council.


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