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Welcoming New Americans, Easing the Transition

December 10, 2019

In one of the latest Naturalization Ceremonies in Littleton, Colorado, 39 new Americans took the oath to become US Citizens. The YMCA was there to recognize and welcome them.

Denver Y Changemakers Connect at YMCA175!

August 16, 2019

Eight representatives from the Denver YMCA joined 3,500 delegates from over 100 countries at YMCA175, a global youth event in London. The event celebrated 175 years of the YMCA’s impact on youth and communities and brought together young leaders and YMCA staff in a commitment to social justice and positive cultural change through promoting global equity and diversity.

Making a World of Difference in Globeville

July 31, 2019

Where I-70 and I-25 intersect, there is a community bordered by the Platte River and divided by the two giant highways. In Globeville, incomes are low and crime is high, making the families and children who live there among the most at-risk in North Denver.

Globeville is one of the many places the YMCA is taking action to promote education readiness, address social inequities, and close...

March Madness and the YMCA

March 20, 2019

While we can’t lay claim to the college championship tournament, the YMCA is where basketball was created.

Safe Summers For Refugee Families

July 16, 2018

After serving as an interpreter for U.S. forces in Iraq, Mousa and his family became a target of the terrorists and were able to immigrate to the U.S. Building a new life in America, can be overwhelming and challenging for families like Mousa's. Luckily, the YMCA and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) are here to guide them through the transition.