ERIC Number: ED033285
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Publication Date: 1968
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A Position Paper on the YMCA and the Urban Crisis with Six Recommendations.
National Board of Young Men's Christian Associations, New York, NY. Urban Action Commission.
In response to the report of the President's Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, the Urban Action Commission of the National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations recommended to its member units that they: (1) regard the urban crisis as their priority item for future programing; (2) assume responsibility for bringing persons together for "up close' confrontation involving diverse urban groups; (3) launch urban training programs for staff and develop training programs for Urban Outreach Workers; (4) restructure their decision-making bodies to be more representative of community groups; (5) join with others to give more and better coordinated attention to the problems of the poor; and (6) be prepared to share in the development of public opinion and policy by taking positions on issues. (dm)
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Authoring Institution: National Board of Young Men's Christian Associations, New York, NY. Urban Action Commission.