Y Perspectives

The Y Responds: Providing Essential Services During Coronavirus Pandemic
Dear Friends, As a community, we have faced an unprecedented set of circumstances recently, and we...
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The Y Continues to Provide Essential Services Amid City Shutdown
Amid the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, New York State ordered 100% of non-essential work to take...
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The Y @ Home Officially Launches
For 102 years, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood (the Y) has been a premier community...
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Irish Step Dancing Delight Seniors
On Sunday, March 1, 2020, members of the Center for Adults Living Well (CALW) at the YM&YWHA of...
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Program Cancellations: COVID-19 Update
Dear Friends, The YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood (the Y) has been a pillar in our...
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Leading with Compassion in Uncertain Times
The YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood (the Y) has been a pillar in our community for more...
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Health Notice: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Good afternoon, The YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood (the Y) always takes the health,...
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The Y has a Dream
To celebrate Martin Luther King’s legacy, the Y hosted a series of events in the month of January culminating...
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We Are Never Alone When We March For Justice and Unity
With the rise in hate crimes all over the world and in the United States groups have been gathering...
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How The Y Helps the Community
Two very different community members, one organization that helps all. One family who suffered a...
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Paying Tribute to the Tree of Life Synagogue One Year Later
Last month marked the one-year anniversary for the shooting at the Tree of Life Syagogue in Pittsbugh,...
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Lost (and Found) in Inwood
Author Talk Connects the Past to the Present On a rainy October night, members of the Center for...
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L' Shanah Tova 5780
Rosh Hashanah Greetings from the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood Recently, I received...
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Preparing Young Teens to be Career-Ready
The Y completed another successful year of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) supporting 771...
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In Memory of Lou Yehuda Strauss (1921-2019)
The Y Remembers a Remarkable Man with Remarkable Strength and Resilience Recently, the Y community...
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Rocks, Water, Rainbows, Plants, and Insects
S.T.E.M Education at Footpaths Nursery Camp While Having Fun S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering...
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Growing Children's Hearts and Minds in Be Me
As a child of the 70’s and 80’s, I was blessed with Mister Rodgers as the key television personality...
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The Y Organizes Drive to Aid Homeless Mothers
The Y invited the community to help fellow New Yorkers by contributing to a collection benefitting Siena...
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With Rita Rosenthal's Passing, the Y Loses a Beloved Family Member
Yesterday we lost a dear and beloved member of the Y family, Rita Rosenthal. In her 108 years she held...
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Precision Irish Dancers Step in Time for CALW Cultural Program
Hands were clapping when the New York School of Irish Step Dance performed for the Center for Adults...
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A Community Coming Together for Thanksgiving
On Tuesday, November 20, the Center for Adults Living Well @ the Y staff were grateful to have had the...
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