The YMCA believes in the unlimited potential of young people to use their ideas, talents and voice for the greater good. YMCAs in 12,000 communities across 119 countries share a commitment to empower youth – from childhood to young adulthood – with the support they need to reach their full potential and create a better future for all.
World YMCA is committed to promoting empowerment, social justice and peace for young people and their communities through a focus on key areas – health, employment, civic engagement and the environment. Key World YMCA initiatives include:
- Empowering Young People
- YMCA Change Agents
- Innovation Camp
- World YMCA Staff Placements
- Global Youth Research – One Million Voices 2