Peacebuilding has been a core part of Belfast YMCA work for many decades. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Belfast YMCA was involved in grassroots work to create opportunities for dialogue and mutual understanding.
NYCI Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme between GroundFloor, YMCA Cork City Youth Service and MTU Creativity and Change artist Helen O’Keeffe.
Our whole family approach supports flourishing families and communities through child-centred learning and welcoming, inclusive spaces that are accessible by everyone.
Creating brighter futures for communities through Inspiring collaboration.
It’s always an exciting time across the YMCA movement as the school term finishes and we look forward to making some incredible summer memories!
Welcome is at the heart of YMCA, and along with our values of opportunity, wellbeing and peace & justice – we care passionately about being an inclusive and welcoming organisation to everyone.
The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), which takes place annually on 6 April, presents an opportunity to recognize the positive role sport and physical activity play in communities and in people’s lives across the globe.
YMCA’s World General Secretary, Carlos Sanvee, welcomed the new strategic plan for YMCA Ireland that will be based on four values of welcome, opportunity, wellbeing and peace and justice, at a series of events across Ireland with the message that the ‘world needs the YMCA more than ever’.