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FEEDLA

In partnership with the City of Los Angeles, the Y’s FEEDLA program provides Grab & Go meals*, produce and distance learning support to City of Los Angeles residents in need.

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LA Y Cradle to Career Success Initiative

On March 25, 2015, the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles' Urban Council launched its Cradle to Career Success Initiative. In partnership with Mayor Eric Garcetti, the largest undertaking in the history of the LA Y was unveiled. This initiative reflects the Y's commitment to strengthen Los Angeles' most underserved and under-resourced urban neighborhoods by addressing pressing academic and community needs.

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Diversity, Inclusion & Global (DIG) Programs

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

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COVID-19 Community Outreach

In difficult times, the Y pivots in response to community needs, and finds ways to use its resources to offer solutions. Here's what the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is doing right now to help those in need in our community.

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New American Welcome Center

At YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles we believe we are at our best when we are focused on equity and have fully integrated the practices of Diversity, Inclusion, & Global Engagement into all areas of our operations.

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AchieveLA

The first of its kind, Achieve LA is a unique collaboration with Cal State LA that will not only create a pathway to higher education for youth in our city’s most underserved communities, but also, students participating in the Y’s Urban Initiative: Cradle to Career Success will be guaranteed admission to Cal State LA upon meeting university requirements.

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