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Campus Y

Charlie Jones was the first person to bring a group of us high school students together and we met at the YMCA on campus...Charlie Jones had a daughter that was a junior at the same time, and he pulled together a group of black high school students and students from the white high school. We met on campus at the YMCA. We had a dialogue for approximately two years and I would give anything to find those tapes of our meetings. That was my first involvement with white students.

- Hilliard Caldwell

The Campus Y is the oldest and largest student service organization at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, dating back to 1860 and including over 2000 members each year. Started as a part of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), the Campus Y ended its formal affiliation with the YMCA in 1978. It continues to support student groups working toward community engagement and social justice.

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