California State Alliance of YMCAs
Public Policy Framework
The California State Alliance of YMCAs advocates on behalf of children, families and California YMCAs to promote youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We advocate on behalf of the communities we serve, and we advocate to protect and enhance our ability as charitable associations to pursue our charitable mission.
Our Policy Priorities
The California State Alliance of YMCAs supports policies that promote the ability of all California’s children to have every opportunity to reach their potential and achieve their dreams. Priorities include:
The California State Alliance of YMCAs supports policies that promote healthy choices and behaviors and prevent and address chronic health problems such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Priorities include:
The California State Alliance of YMCAs supports policies that address social issues, promote volunteerism, protect and enhance the ability of nonprofit organizations to serve communities, and promote civic participation by all Californians. Priorities include: