YMCA Celebrates Black History Month and Unity for Equity With Symbolic Tree Planting

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 1 pm

WHAT: The YMCA of Delaware will kick off celebrating Black History Month 2021 with the planting of the MLK Tree of Unity for Equity. The MLK Tree of Unity for Equity will represent YMCA’s commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion for all as well as their commitment to developing an anti-racist culture. Additionally, it will serve as a location for the YMCA of Delaware to annually celebrate growth in equity and promote the work to come.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 1 pm

WHERE: The Western Family YMCA – 2600 Kirkwood Highway, Newark, DE 19711 (lower lot behind the pole barn)


The YMCA of Delaware is an inclusive organization open to all. We welcome all people regardless of ability, age, background, ethnicity/race, faith, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation. The Y believes that, in a diverse world, we are stronger when we are inclusive when our doors are open to all, and when everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.

About the YMCA
The YMCA of Delaware is Delaware’s largest non-profit organization committed to strengthening the citizens of Delaware through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. With seven branches statewide and an overnight camp and conference center in Worton, Maryland, the Y has developed long-standing relationships and a physical presence in Delaware so it can deliver lasting personal and social change. We are committed to serving everyone – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of every child and teen, improve Delaware’s health and wellbeing and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. www.ymcade.org.     

Our Mission

To empower youth, foster healthy living, and promote strong communities.


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