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Lightner Y Achievers
The Clarence E. Lightner YMCA Achievers program introduces teens in grades 6 - 12 to adults of color who guide them through experiences that prepare them for life after high school. Through civic engagement, community service projects, and academic enhancement programs, students make new friends, learn healthy lifestyle choices and prepare for their future.
Teen Racial Equity Council
The YMCA of the Triangle’s Teen Racial Equity Council will reflect the needs and voices of young people who are represented in the communities we serve. Teens and young adults of all races are lighting the path to the fight for racial justice, and dialogue has never been more important. The Council's goal is to help empower these young people with space and resources to help them engage in these important conversations.
YMCA Youth & Government
Youth and Government is a nationwide civic program that prepares high school students for moral and political leadership. Students join local clubs or delegations. Each club, or delegation, works together throughout the school year to learn about the legislative and judicial process.