YMCA Holds Second National School Conference


The YMCA of Liberia 2nd Annual National Schools Conference begins on August 6 in Ganta, Nimba County.

The two days conference will run from August 7-8, 2015 at the YMCA Youth Center in Ganta, Nimba County. Participants at the conference will include senior staff of the Liberia YMCA, school administrators and authorities of the YMCA school system.

The conference provides a platform for YMCA staff, schools and branch administrators to meet and discuss challenges, disadvantage and success for the effective running of all YMCA schools.

The conference will also discuss prospects and suggests recommendations for the growth and development of YMCA academic institutions around the country and review the 2014-2015 academic school reports and activities as well as review and discuss challenges and make preparations for the next academic school year.

Additionally participants from the various YMCA branches around the country will be holding  Branch Coordinators' meeting at the same venue. 

Participants will also share success stories of other branches as a medium of strengthening weaker branches and are expected to come from YMCA branches and schools in Monrovia, Gbarnga, Ganta, Kakata, , Unification Town, Yekepa, Zorzor and Zwedru.






New Gbarnga YMCA Youth Center to be Dedicated Soon

The YMCA of Liberia will shortly dedicate a new Youth Center for the Gbarnga YMCA.

The center which was recently completed will host the main offices of the Gbarnga YMCA including a new youth computer training center, a youth radio station, a conference hall and other program areas.

Already a team from the National Secretariat is conducting an assessment and making plans for the dedication of the building. Construction work on the new Gbarnga YMCA Youth Center began in 2011.



From the YMCA Archive

Mr. Pete Howell (third from left, first row) and Mrs. Howell (fourth from right, first row) and Liberia YMCA staff during a visit to the Liberia YMCAThis photo was taken a little over three years ago at the National Headquarters of the Liberia YMCA on Broad Street in Monrovia.

With Liberia YMCA staff are Mr and Mrs Pete Howell, son and daughter- in- Law of the late David N. Howell, first fraternal Secretary of the Liberia YMCA.



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