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YMCA’s Day of Giving

TULSA, Okla. — The YMCA is of Greater Tulsa is launching “Day of Giving” to raise money that will be provided for families who otherwise might not be able to afford programs or a membership at the Y. The campaign will kick off on Tuesday,

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The King and Y

by Hannibal B. Johnson DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., WAS A Y KID, TOO Before civil rights champion and humanitarian Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., led the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott in 1955, before he delivered his universally-acclaimed “I Have A Dream” speech at the

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Let’s TACO about it!

Who would have thought that Mexican food could offer a dish that comforts the soul and renews the spirit? Beyond the rice and frijoles that America’s most ubiquitous ambassador of Mexican food – Taco Bell – has deployed for the international appetite, exists a genuine plate called

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The future #forall is now!

5-million young people, 18 and younger, has left the YMCA in the nation since 2014. At the same time, the U.S. is getting younger and diverse; however, YMCAs across the nation are getting older and less diverse. “ We must change that. Now!” said Kevin

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Frida, universal Latina!

It was 112 years ago that Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón was born in a small blue house in the neighborhood of Coyoacán in Mexico City. Her works immortalized her, and the planet came to know her simply as Frida, a Hispanic who went from

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Our Story

The YMCA is so much more! Over the last 110 years the YMCA of Greater Tulsa has served the Tulsa metro area in various ways through Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility.