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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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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.

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

Bringing the community together during Covid-19

We owe so much to those essential workers holding our community together during this pandemic. THANK YOU!

Get Involved

Support us by volunteering your time and expertise. As we continue the journey to rebuild our ‘new development home’ we are going to need lots of helping hands and spirits. With your help, we can bring this gem back to supporting the Dayton Community. 

Latest News

Fall 2020 – Video Production

While work has begun on the Early Visions property local filmmakers, HBC Films and Once Occupied, have been busy working on a video tour of the...

Upcoming Events

2020- EVENTS COMING SOON

Stay tuned for cleanup, paint, tours, and planning events. We will post them here!