Group Looks to Return Rescue Mission Building to Center for Black Life

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A coalition of community leaders wants to ensure that the building once known as the West Federal YMCA has a future that befits its legacy as a center for Black life and culture in the city. At a press conference Wednesday, coalition members said they want to find a new owner for the building who will honor and restore its prominent role in the Black community. The structure currently houses Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. The mission will leave the building at

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