At the YMCA, empathy is defined as accepting, relating, and integrating other perspectives, experiences, and realities to yourself and others.
The NAA board of directors welcomes new faces into leadership roles:
Starting with the End in Mind—Using School and Community Needs Assessments to Design High-Impact Afterschool Programs.
In this episode, we talk with Derryck Fletcher of the Y of Central Maryland—the state's largest provider of youth development programs. During our conversation we discuss the importance of cultivating strong partnerships with schools and families to develop high-quality afterschool programs that meet children where they are.