TWO RIVERS YMCA

2040 53rd Street | Moline, IL 61265

309.797.3945

YMCA175

August 4-8, 2019 // London, England

Thanks to generous donors, the Two Rivers YMCA is taking 8 Youth Leaders to YMCA175, a youth leadership conference in London - all expenses paid!

Learn more about the conference at YMCA175.com

Out of 50 applications the following 8 students stood out as emerging leaders and were chosen to become delegates that will go with us to London to discuss social economic issues that our communities are facing today.

Here are the 8 delegates!

- Anthony Collins // RIHS graduate, BHC student
Briana Castro // MHS student
- Cheyenne Rodriguez // MHS student
- Emma Peterson // MHS graduate, WIU student
- Evan Juarez // MHS student
- Mahasen Abdelkarim // UTHS student
- Nicholas Castro // MHS student
- Noah Ewers // AHS graduate, BHC student

See what the delegates are up to on their facebook group: YMCA175 Delegates - Two Rivers YMCA

Attend one of their fundraising events:
Car Wash, Saturday,  July 27th from 1-4pm, in the parking lot of the Spirit, Mind, & Body Center
Panera Fundraiser, Friday, August 2nd from 4-8pm, at the Moline Panera 


The APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS were:

  • 16-22 years old
  • Illinois QC area high school current student or alumnus attending a QC area college
  • Willing to serve as a YMCA youth leader in Youth & Government*, Youth Leadership Council**, or other YMCA volunteer position

*Youth & Government: As a part of the nationwide Youth & Government program affiliated with the YMCA of the USA, it is our mission to provide the youth of Illinois with an immersive educational and fun experience to inspire and promote life-long leadership, ethis, responsible citizenship, and self-confidence through participation in a unique model state government program. As a student in this program, you will assume roles of the following: legislators, attorneys, executive officials, lobbyists, or press members.

**Youth Leadership Council: Creating the next generation of leaders, this program provides youth with extensive leadership training and volunteer opportunities that support YMCA programs and services to the community. In addition to teaching leadership through service, YLC advisers introduce youth to all the work the Y does to strengthen community and inspire and prepare teens to become future leaders. 

Questions? Contact Daisy Moran, Director of Youth Achievement, dmoran@ymcatr.org