GIVING A HISTORIC JEWEL BACK TO DAYTON, OHIO
West Side “Y”
The Early Visions Purpose Center will provide a security blanket by sowing and connecting ideas, dreams, and talents of women and girls as they ‘stitch’ together their personal growth and purpose from within. The Early Visions Purpose Center will serve as a vessel to enable their discovery of purpose.
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Early Visions cordially invites you to our Vintage Garden Tea Party Fundraiser. Come learn about the historic West Side Y's past, present,...
What Drives Us
Our Mission & Legacy
“The Early Visions Purpose Center will serve to expose women’s history while providing responsive programs dedicated to the skills of community resident girls and young women. The historical roles, contributions, and legacy of West Dayton’s African American women will be highlighted. This is the perfect opportunity for other organizations to provide community support within West Dayton.” says Early Visions President and CEO, Ms. Elizabeth Early-Gainous.
Summit Street Y History Video
Join Us – Membership
Become a Member of Early Visions to Engage, Motivate, and Forge Heightened Community Awareness & Involvement.Preserve the PROUD and AWESOME history of the “West Side Y”, whose members started the First Branch for Black women in the United States.