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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 HOSTS 17TH ANNUAL KEY LEADERS LUNCEHON

DALLAS (Oct. 8, 2020) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will host the 17th Annual Key Leaders Luncheon on Friday, October 9 at 11:30am. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtually this year and the public is welcome to join the event to listen to the conversation at no cost. The event will be live streamed and can be viewed by visiting www.ymcadallas.org/KEYLEADERS at 11:30am CST on Friday.

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📰 IMAGINE SCIENCE DALLAS RECEIVES 21,600 NEW CHILDREN’S BOOKS FROM THE MOLINA FOUNDATION

DALLAS (Sept. 25, 2020) — A total of 21,600 new children’s books arrived in Dallas on Tuesday, a donation to Imagine Science Dallas from The Molina Foundation as learning gifts for children in underserved communities. 

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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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📰 YMCA OF METROPOLITAN DALLAS LAUNCHES RACIAL EQUITY AND INNOVATION CENTERS, POWERED BY RELIANT

DALLAS - September 17, 2020 The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is pleased to announce it is teaming up with Reliant to create Racial Equity and Innovation Centers in 2021 across nine Dallas Y locations.

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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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📰 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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