Posts Tagged as "mcnamara"

The Mac Is Where My Heart Is

June 15, 2015 / By
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When I was a kid, I remember the centers at McNamara and Stephan Leonard parks being the heart and life of the community. The Mac was so beautiful. I swam in the pool, watched my mom play softball and spent my weekends there. I remember the Mac center being staffed by Parks and Recreation workers.

Merced City Council Won’t #BackTheMac

June 10, 2015 / By
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Now youth advocates are pushing the City Council to invest $29,000 in the Mac’s operating budget to close some of the gaps and pay for a part-time staff member to ensure consistent programming. On May 27, supporters held a rally in front of the youth center, urging community members to #BackTheMac.

Youth Attend the First Annual Celebration of Cesar Chavez in Merced

April 2, 2015 / By
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For the first time in the history of Merced, community organizers, organizations, and residents came together to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez, and to continue the fight for farmworker rights and health care.