YMCA Aims to Help Kids Reach Full Potential This Summer

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Paul and Mae are talking with Jorge Perez, Senior Vice President of Programs & The Y Experience, talking about kids and summer break. With millions of children across the U.S. finishing the school year and starting summer break, now is an important time to focus on supporting kids during the summertime to ensure their overall development doesn't go on "vacation" just because they are out of school. They offer everything from summer camps and water safety lessons, to programs designed to close the achievement gap and feed children who might otherwise go hungry. The Y is one of the nation's leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility -- and they want 2016 to be the Best.Summer.Ever.