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Announcing the Open Y design system

Open Y has come a long way in three years. What started as a philosophy based on the idea of sharing has evolved into an active platform serving more than one-third of Y members in the United States. We’ve made remarkable progress but we’re just getting started. We plan to take some more big steps in 2020, including the creation of a new design system for Open Y.

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Open Y brand updates (2020)

The Open Y core team is pleased to announce that Open Y's visual brand identity has been updated. These updates are documented in the new Brand Application Guidelines document. We have also begun the process of documenting the Open Y Summit brand.

Brand changes

The most notable changes include the following:

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What is Open Y?

December 2019

As many of you may already know, Open Y was created by a collective of Ys so we could be more efficient with our digital spends and to create better user experiences.

Open Y is a digital customer experience platform designed to help Y associations of all sizes go beyond their four walls and leverage the power of digital technology to connect with their communities in new and exciting ways. We have some systemic challenges and together, we can share and create something better.