ONTIVEROS: The heartbreaking loss of the South Chicago YMCA

October 09, 2017


Columnist Sue Ontiveros, long-time YMCA member reflects on the closing of the South Chicago YMCA center. (Chicago Sun-Times)"

In this Chicago Sun-Times article, columnist Sue Ontiveros writes about how the Southeast Side community of Chicago may be affected by the closing of the South Chicago YMCA. A steady decline in membership and program enrollment at the center has made it difficult for the YMCA of Metro Chicago to sustain the facility. The Youth Safety and Violence Prevention program and senior housing will continue to run.

Read the whole column story at the Chicago Sun-Times website.