I’ve written news briefs and longer features for Discovery, the magazine of the YMCA:
Every Tuesday evening, the treasure VALLEY FAMILY YMCA in Boise, Idaho, offers a class found at few other organizations. Members dance freestyle around the room—sometimes slowly to fluid, relaxing melodies, other times quickly to pulsing percussive beats. Picture a nightclub without the disco Ball.
Growing up in Washington, D.C., Alicia Wade stood out at a young age. By seventh grade, she was already the editor-in-chief of her student magazine, and through the stories she edited , she became acutely aware of the problems in her community.