Faculty Advisor

Zeugner, John F.

Center

WORC / Worcester Community Project Center

Abstract

Worcester, Massachusetts is home to thousands of immigrants that have struggled to make a better life for themselves in the United States. This study is aimed at identifying ways the YMCA in downtown Worcester can reach out to these newcomers. Using surveys, interviews, and engaging with the Y and Worcester communities, this study concludes that the YMCA should offer soccer as a regular program as well as other global sports. Additionally the Y could export many of their services directly to these new residents in places where they gather.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

May 2015

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Humanities and Arts

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