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North American YMCAs Urban Group



  • From the Collection: 1863-1989


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Biographical / Historical

The North American YMCAs Urban Group was designed to make societal changes through the YMCA’s city associations' financial development, administration and fiscal management, and manpower development. The group began an Inter-City Consultant Program in the early 1970s to make use of the YMCA staffs' variety of skills while maintaining a fair approach to cost-sharing for resources between city YMCAs. The Urban Group also developed hub cities, links in national and regional support systems that worked to upgrade services and provided additional services where needed.

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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Kautz Family YMCA Archives Collecting Area