THE BEST SUMMER EVER!!!

When kids are out of school, they often face hurdles that prevent them from reaching their full potential. While they benefit year-round from YMCA programs, summer programs are critical to ensure that kids continue to stay active and learn.

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Briefing: What Does Poverty Mean for Children? (v. 3)

As this bold initiative demonstrates, living in poverty has adverse outcomes for children — links have been made between poverty and school achievement; brain development; teen pregnancy; substance abuse; and higher rates of criminal behavior and incarceration.

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