White House Author
President and CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles
Alan Hostrup works tirelessly to ensure that every young person has access to YMCA Youth & Government – what he considers a life-changing experience. Alan has a long history with California YMCA Youth & Government, beginning as a participant during his own high school years and continuing as a volunteer in college and throughout his career. Alan recently spearheaded an effort to extend the Youth & Government experience to students in the inner city of Los Angeles. Under his leadership the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles has dramatically increased the number of youth served through its Youth & Government programs as well as fund-raising the necessary money to support that cause.