Encyclopedia > Y.M.C.A.

  Article Content


Redirected from Y.M.C.A.

The YMCA (for Young Men's Christian Association) is a Christian organization seeking to provide support for young people and their activities. The YMCA now provides support for both young women and men.

The movement was founded in London, England in 1844 by George Williams[?], and states its goals as "seeking to build a human community of justice with love, peace and reconciliation". The first American-based YMCA opened, in Boston, Massachusetts on December 29, 1851.

this is a stub article: much more can be said about this interesting organization: please write more here

"YMCA" is also the title of a song by The Village People.

See Also: YWCA, YMHA, YWHA[?]

External links

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

... Oslo, from 1624 to 1925. The Free State of Christiania - a partially self-governing neighborhood in the city of Copenhagen. This is a disambiguation page; that is, ...

This page was created in 32.5 ms