We believe a better world is possible. A world where there is peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Together, we are empowered to make it happen.
For more than 130 years, we have inspired our community to envision what’s possible and offered the tools and resources to achieve it. Through racial justice training and advocacy, early learning, youth development and wellness programs, we empower the possible. We invite you to join us in creating a bold, bright future for our community.
Date: Thursday, June 2
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Quincy Hall, 1325 Quincy Street, Minneapolis, MN 55413 OR virtual
Cost: $25 – 250 for individuals
Schedule for the Evening
Proof of fully-vaccinated status (including booster) or negative test within 72 hours is required to enter the event. Read our COVID-19 policy.
YWCA Minneapolis strives to make our events accessible and inclusive. This event’s program will include ASL interpretation. To request other accommodations or make specific dietary requests, please email email@example.com.
We are pleased to announce the recipient of our 2022 Woman of Power Award, Duchess Harris, Ph.D., J.D.!
YWCA Minneapolis established the Woman of Power Award in 2018 to honor women across the Twin Cities who have demonstrated commitment, enthusiasm and support for YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. The award will be presented during Empower Possible.
We are pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of our Kate Berman Leadership Award, Wenda Weekes Moore.
YWCA Minneapolis established the Kate Berman Leadership Award in 2022 to honor our former board chair who passed away unexpectedly in April 2020. The award is presented to an individual who has exhibited moral, ethical and authentic leadership; is a servant leader, dedicated to and/or highly engaged in community service; and has or has had significant involvement in or dedication to YWCA Minneapolis.
Charismatic, smart, funny and heartfelt are just a few adjectives used to describe Jearlyn Steele. Whether she is singing, speaking or emceeing, she leaves an audience wanting more. As a member of the internationally acclaimed family, The Steeles, Jearlyn has performed from South America to Europe.
For ten years, she has been an Entertainment Reporter for Twin Cities Public Television’s award winning political show Almanac interviewing local, national and international acts. As a keynote speaker, facilitator and emcee, Jearlyn has inspired audiences from Minnesota to New York to the Caribbean. Maintaining her CBS Sunday night radio show — Steele Talkn’ on WCCO Radio 830AM, heard in thirty states and most of Canada — has been a joy for more nearly two decades.
SYM1 is a vocalist, producer, and performer using electro-pop and futuristic Y2k aesthetics to inspire a renaissance of the rave culture of the early 2000s. SYM1 has played throughout the Twin Cities, including the Turf Club and IceHouse.
After 25 years of our Circle of Women signature event, we see the opportunity to expand our community of YWCA supporters through Empower Possible, our new annual fundraising event.
Empower Possible signature fundraiser is an inspirational opportunity to support life-changing programs that eliminate racism and empower women and girls in our community.
Every year, we deliver innovative programs and passionate advocacy in racial justice, education and wellness, creating a positive impact on the lives of over 30,000 people in our community.
Purchase a table or tickets to join us at Empower Possible. For those who do not feel comfortable attending in person at this time, we welcome you to join us virtually. All tables include access for up to eight guests to the main event and the after-party.
As a sponsor of Empower Possible, you will demonstrate support for YWCA Minneapolis, serving women and families for 130 years. Event sponsorship connects your organization to YWCA’s powerful legacy and invests in the path ahead. We invite you to support our mission by becoming a sponsor.
For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Rachael Weiker at firstname.lastname@example.org.