Category: Racial Equity

Latinos Unidos of York

The mission of Latinos Unidos (LU) of York is to empower the Latino community and strengthen bonds to promote social, civic, and economic integration of Latino families in the York area. To help build trust, respect and transparency in the York Latinx community, LU created an Ambassador Pilot program and hired an administrative coordinator to […]

Keystones Oral Histories

YCCF is always ready to support educational initiatives to ensure our youth and adults receive the best access to resources and information. When former educator, Bryan Wade came to us with his plan to offer curricula and resources that would meet those needs, we were happy to support his community project. In his grant application, […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: José Santiago

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re spotlighting local members of the community who strive to make York a great place to live.   Meet, José Santiago. José identifies himself as a Latino of Puerto Rican descent. He currently works as the director of both the YMCA of York and York County’s New American Welcome […]

York County Community Foundation Launches Racial Equity Fund to Focus On Inequities In York County

(YORK, PA, August 17) – York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Racial Equity Fund Grant Program that will focus on “shifting the paradigm of equitable opportunities.” The Racial Equity Fund Committee is comprised of community leaders of color. The grant program they designed supports projects that address issues of […]

Facing Challenges: Hand-in-Hand

In 2020, York County Community Foundation (YCCF) leaned into doing what we do best – inspire charitable giving, understand the most critical community needs and target grantmaking to ensure maximum impact. This is what YCCF does every day, to embrace the York County spirit of taking action in a crisis. Our community is at its […]

Op-Ed: Creating a Vibrant York County for Everyone

“Change is difficult, but often essential to survival.” – Les Brown The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is dedicated to taking the necessary steps toward advancing racial equity in our community. As an organization, we are doing the work to identify the fundamental changes that are needed to allow YCCF to move in alignment with […]