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Founder’s Day Walk Tuesday 6 June

Date: 22nd May 2017

To mark our Founder’s Day celebration, YMCA East London staff and residents are walking to St Paul’s Cathedral churchyard, as are staff and residents from YMCA London South West and YMCA West London.

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YMCA East London to Merge

Date: 21st December 2016

Yesterday the Boards of YMCA East London (YMCA EL) and YMCA London South West (YMCA LSW) signed a Merger Agreement. This will create the largest YMCA in the UK and is a first step towards creating a London-wide YMCA that is better placed to take a strategic view of the many community services that the YMCA delivers, especially to the young, vulnerable and homeless within our communities. View article

Vote for Young Resident of Waltham Forest for Prestigious National Youth Award

Date: 9th August 2016

YMCA East London is asking local people to vote for one of its inspiring young people ahead of a prestigious national youth awards ceremony hosted this autumn by TV presenter, June Sarpong MBE.View article

YMCA Residents Exhibit @ ‘Moving Forward’ Photography Exhibition

Date: 18th July 2016

Since January 2016, 5 residents of YMCA East London have been taking part in a photography project run by Accumul8, a social enterprise set up to empower, invigorate and awaken the creative talents within vulnerable young homeless people in London.View article

London YMCAs Manifesto on Putting Young People First

Date: 23rd March 2016

YMCA East London is calling on Mayoral candidates to put young people first in Manifesto for May’s election.Today young people from across London are calling on the next Mayor of London to combat low wages, rising levels of rough sleepers and a lack of housing caused by wasted brownfield land in the first ever YMCA in London Manifesto. View article