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#OTGYpsi: Ypsilanti's New Affordable Child Care Facility

Apr 18, 2018

Toni Kayumi reading to kids at the Ann Arbor YMCA.
Credit Doug Coombe / Concentrate Media

The Ann Arbor YMCA, Ypsilanti Community Schools, the Ypsilanti Housing Commission, and Eastern Michigan University have all joined forces to create a new child care center called "The Collaborative."  It is expected to open at the former Chappelle Elementary School site this summer.  In this week's "On the Ground-Ypsilanti," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Brianna Kelly talk to Toni Kayumi, President and CEO of the Ann Arbor YMCA, about the new facility.


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Brianna Kelly's Feature Article: Community partnerships, commitment to social equity drive Ypsi's new affordable child care center

The Collaborative: Ypsilanti YMCA Child Development Center

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— Patrick Campion is the WEMU Program Director.  You can contact Patrick at 734.487.3363, on twitter @WEMUPC, or email him at pcampion@emich.edu