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Our mission is to put Christian values into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

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📰 YMCA OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS HIRES FIRST VICE PRESIDENT OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

DALLAS - September 17, 2020 - The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced it has created a new executive leadership position to advance the Dallas Y’s efforts to achieve race and gender equity.

 

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📰 YOU CAN RUN THE DALLAS YMCA TURKEY TROT FROM YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD THIS YEAR

DALLAS – September 15, 2020 –  The 53rd annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot will be held in-person as well as virtually, meaning you can run the race from your own neighborhood, race organizers said Tuesday. The Thanksgiving day race is implementing changes aimed to protect runners who still wish to meet up in Downtown Dallas for the tradition.

 

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📰 YMCA WORKING TO BE MORE INCLUSIVE

DALLAS - September 15, 2020 Rodrigua Ross, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas joined CW33 Morning After for a discussion of the YMCA to work on being more inclusive. 

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📰 HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY YOUTH SPORTS MAY BE CHALLENGING, DESPITE COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE

DALLAS - September 14, 2020 - Dr. John Carlo says, "Now we're sort of cracking the door open but we've got to do it very very carefully – and that is very hard to do."

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📰 YMCA OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS JOINS WELCOMING AMERICA IN CELEBRATING NEW AMERICANS DURING WELCOMING WEEK

DALLAS – September 14, 2020 - This Welcoming Week (September 12-20), YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will join Welcoming America and other YMCAs and organizations nationwide to celebrate immigrants’ contributions to communities and bring together all residents in a spirit of unity.

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📰 NBCDFW - CALL FOR CHANGE: COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS WITH YMCA OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS’ VICE PRESIDENT OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

DALLAS – Sept 11, 2020 – Rodrigua Ross, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas joined NBC-5 for a Call for Change: Community Conversations.

 

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📰 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN & VOTE FOR T-SHIRT DESIGN FOR 2020 DALLAS YMCA TURKEY TROT

DALLAS (Sep 9, 2020) – Registration is now open for the 53rd annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot, a tradition that takes place Thanksgiving Day morning, Thursday, November 26, 2020. For the first time this year, participants can choose to run or walk the race in-person, or virtually from their neighborhood or anywhere across the country. In addition, the YMCA is inviting Dallas and North Texas residents to choose the official design to be featured on the famous 2020 Turkey Trot shirt. Voting is now open for 3 different designs and available online

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📰 YMCA OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP ROLE & BOARD COMMITTEE DEDICATED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

DALLAS - September 8, 2020 The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced it has created a new executive leadership position to advance the Dallas Y’s efforts to achieve race and gender equity within the Y and in the greater Dallas community. 

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