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YMCA Begins 46th General Assembly

The 46th General Assembly of the Liberia YMCA officially begins on March 31, 2017.

Flashback: participants at the 2012 General Assembly

A release from the National Headquarters of the Liberia YMCA says several delegates from local branches of the Liberia YMCA, local and international partners, organizations, ministries, and invited guests are expected to attend the assembly, which will be held from March 31-April 1, 2017 at the National Headquarters of the Liberia YMCA in Monrovia.

This year’s assembly is held under the theme: “Empowering Young People for the Africa We Want.” 
The keynote speaker is the Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Liberia, The Most Reverend, Dr. Jonathan B. B. Hart, while the installing officer is Ambassador Charles Minor.

The assembly will be held for 2 days and will begin with an official indoor program and presentation of a new strategic plan of the YMCA on day one.

The second day of the assembly will be the formal business session, following which, there will be elections and induction of new officers of the National Board of the YMCA.

Flashback: VP Boakai makes remarks during the installation of board members in 2012
Flashback: VP Boakai makes remarks during the installation of board members in 2012

The National General Assembly is held once every four years, and convenes to review and amend policies, by-laws and constitution of the Liberia YMCA, as well as elect a new corp of officers for a four- year term.

In similar development, the National Youth Council of the Liberia YMCA has begun its 8th National Youth Assembly in Gbarnga, Bong County.

The Assembly runs from March 28-30, 2017 in Gbarnga, Bong County. The National Youth Council is the decision- making structure of the YMCA that grooms young leaders for leadership and service to their communities. At the end of the assembly, a new leadership of the Youth Council will be elected.

Already, YMCA branches around the country have completed the holding of local board and Youth Assembly elections, which has seen the elections of a new board for all YMCA branches across the country.

A big YMCA Family at the General Assembly in 2012

               Flashback: A big YMCA Family following the General Assembly in 2012

 

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