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YMCA of Greater Charlotte
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PARTNERING FOR A BETTER US

Last September protests and anger erupted in our streets, putting a spotlight on racial tension and distrust among neighbors. Leaders of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) and the YMCA of Greater Charlotte recognize the responsibility of community organizations like ours to help foster relationships, establish connections and eliminate barriers to a better life. 

This summer that effort begins with ensuring youth ages 13 – 18 have access to a Summer of Opportunity at the Y.

These goals also align with recommendations of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force and address the need for early interventions in life to create access and opportunities and increase economic mobility.

Program partners include the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and City of Charlotte, along with:
  • B Music Youth
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas
  • Boys to Men Foundation
  • Champions for Peace and Charlotte Tornadoes
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg
  • Do It 4 The Hood
  • Heal Charlotte
  • Project 658
  • Promise Youth Development
  • Renaissance West Community Initiative
For more information, contact:
Michael Devaul
michael.devaul@ymcacharlotte.org