ABOUT US 

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Our Alliance:

 

The Oregon Alliance of YMCAs is an unincorporated alliance of the eleven YMCAs in the State of Oregon, organized to foster statewide communication, networking, and cooperation among YMCAs in order to better advocate for and to better serve children and families in our state.

 

Our Mission: 

The YMCA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
 

Our Focus: 

The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living, and for social responsibility. That’s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health, and our neighbors.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Global Engagement 

The Y is made up of people of all ages, from all walks of life, working side-by-side to strengthen communities. Together, we strive to ensure that everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender expression, gender identity, ideology, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation has the opportunity to reach their full potential with dignity.

To fulfill our purpose of strengthening community for all, the Y is committed to being an inclusive, anti-racist organization and leveraging our collective impact to address social inequities.

Our Core Values: 

Our core values are caring, honesty, respect and responsibility — they guide everything we do.