Tag: Youth Development

Inclusion on a New Stage

Jordyn Pope | Inclusion

At the Y, we are for all. Jordyn Pope, Director of Childcare at Northwest Valley Family YMCA, makes stand to educate her students on diversity and inclusion stating, “You may not see them [disabilities], you may not understand them, you may not know it, but everyone is a human being, and everyone has something, whether it be a learning disability, they might have autism, they might have down syndrome, they might have PTSD.” … Read More

Nurturing the Potential of Our Youth

A man teaching kids to reach their potential

The Y is for youth development. Childcare providers eagerly enter our facilities day in and day out to bring tips and program offerings that benefit the health and well-being of our youth so they can build a healthy mind, body, and spirit to realize their potential. … Read More

Preparing our Youth for the Future

A group of youth in a classroom with a teacher

Routine, structure, and creativity set preschoolers up for success and prepare youth for the future through early childhood education.… Read More