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Teaching Kids to Love Science, and Falling in Love with the Kids

Ned Potter, a Senior Vice President at RLM Finsbury and former science correspondent for ABC News and CBS News, shares his experience of teaching science to 4th and 5th graders as part of a new after-school program organized by the YMCA to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education and careers to children in some of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods. Read more…

New YMCA centers in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy bring hope to the struggling neighborhoods

The YMCA of Greater New York has completed construction on two brand new facilities located in Coney Island, Brooklyn, and Rockaway, Queens, both hit hard by hurricane Sandy a year ago. The Y hopes to reduce the high levels of youth unemployment in these areas, providing both full-time roles and part time shift positions for individuals below the age of 23 years. Read more…