Updates on the Community Design Process

Go check out our new Instagram account! Stay up to date with us in real-time to get an inside look at the design process and the progress we're making.


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Wednesday, October 9, 2019: Architects Anne Lebo from Little and Tim Carr from YMCA met with Wilson Middle Schoolers to provide the opportunity to design the new full facility YMCA with a dynamic afterschool space. Darden and Elm City 6th-8th graders learned valuable collaboration skills from the Architects as they worked in teams. This expanded learning opportunity incorporated math standards, career exploration, and social-emotional learning.


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Sunday, September 15, 2019: The Wilson Times has written an article announcing the hiring of a leader for middle school enrichment initiative, Brian Randall; as well as, discussing the progress that has been made during the design process, the focus areas the programming is working to address in the community, and the importance of community partnership. 

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We are looking for a wide range of input, especially from parents. We have started the design process with community partners and with Elm City and Darden students. All middle schools and elementary schools will participate in the design process in the near future. 

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In partnership with the Healthcare Foundation of Wilson and The Wilson Family YMCA, an Afterschool Guide was created reporting a summary of research, best
practices, and analysis of community data.

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Come back to stay up to date on our progress!