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The Young Men's Christian Association is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland with more than 57 million beneficiaries from 125 national associations. It was founded on 6 June 18...

the Y: History - Founding - YMCA

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George Williams founded the YMCA in 1844. In 1844, industrialized London was a place of great turmoil and despair. For the young men who migrated to the ...

the Y: History - 1870 to 1890s - YMCA

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In San Francisco, YMCAs serving Asians were established in 1875 to serve the large Chinese population there, and a Japanese YMCA was founded in 1917.

A Brief History of the YMCA and African American Communities ...

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The first YMCA in the world established to serve African American people came into ... In 1890, the national YMCA office created a "Colored Men's Department.

History | YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh

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He joined 11 friends to organize the first Young Men's Christian Association ( YMCA), a refuge of Bible study and prayer for young men seeking escape from the ...

Y.M.C.A. by The Village People Songfacts

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Y.M.C.A. by The Village People song meaning, lyric interpretation, video and chart position. ... So was the song written to celebrate gay men at the YMCA? Yes .

Why did 'YMCA' become a gay anthem? - Quora

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Sep 26, 2014 ... YMCA (Village People): ... The well-known song YMCA is a classic hit that you can hear in radio stations ever since you were ... Written Mar 18 ...

Popular sports invented at YMCA | Lake Life | auburnpub.com

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May 25, 2009 ... The Auburn YMCA-WEIU celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2009. ... the Y has created and offered many different programs over the years.

Village Person Says "Y.M.C.A." Isn't About Gays, Is Probably Lying

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Jan 2, 2014 ... It's about the actual, non-sexual fun of staying at the Y.M.C.A. It's ... they refute the notion that their songs were written with gay culture in mind.

Programs - AO - Christian Heritage-History - YMCA of Greater San ...

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The YMCA has been influenced by many people who displayed strong leadership and godly character. Meet the following Y guys who've made a difference in ...

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the Y: History - YMCA

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The YMCA in the United StatesToday, the Y engages more than 10000 neighborhoods across the U.S. As the nation's leading nonprofit committed to helping ...

YMCA National History :: About Us :: Marshfield Area YMCA - the Y ...

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Our History - A Brief History of the YMCA Movement ... In 1853, the first YMCA for African Americans was founded in Washington, D.C., by Anthony Bowen, ...

YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: The YMCA's ...

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Today the YMCA is famous for its health and fitness programmes, run in thousands of communities. The YMCA has made, and continues to make, some ...