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Youth Development: Professional Development Around SEL

Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Recognizing that the Y is largest nonprofit serving kids in the out of school time space, the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) asked the NC Alliance of YMCAs to apply for CDC Healthy Schools funding funneled to the state for character development and social emotional learning (SEL).  
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Healing and Pathways for Boys of Color

Racial Equity
Three YMCA associations in North Carolina participate in the first cohort of the national YMCA Boys and Young Men of Color (BYMOC) Initiative led by Michael DeVaul with YMCA of the USA. While this work began prior to COVID-19, it’s more critical than ever, DeVaul said.
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