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Our Voices Blog

Stories, Views & Resources

Welcome to the Our Voices blog, where we share voices throughout YWCA Minneapolis, including the stories from members and participants whose lives are changed by YWCA. The stories will give you a closer look at the work we do, and the people who are equipped to create brighter futures for themselves and their families.

View posts by topic: Racial Justice and Public Policy, Early Childhood Education, Girls and Youth, Health and Wellness, YWCA Changemakers

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All Your Census Questions Answered

April 1, 2020

2020 is a U.S. Census year! The census happens every 10 years to count everyone in the United States. You might be feeling some confusion, mistrust or hesitation around taking...

Continuing to Live Our Mission

March 27, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020 Donate to the Emergency Fund Consistent with the governor’s stay-at-home executive order to help stop the spread of COVID-19, YWCA Minneapolis will extend through the end...

Standing Together: A Few Updates and Resources

March 20, 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020 Donate to the Emergency Fund Greetings, As the COVID-19 pandemic touches every aspect of our lives, we want you to know you’re not alone. As promised,...

COVID-19 Resources

March 19, 2020

Updated Friday, March 27, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic touches every aspect of our lives, we want you to know you’re not alone. To help our community get through this...

Youth Practice Self-Care Through Journaling After School

March 12, 2020

YWCA’s Strong Fast Fit program focuses on health and wellness; helping youth learn the importance of maintaining healthy lifestyles by eating and exercising well. This includes all areas of health:...

All About Food! Celebrating National Nutrition Month

March 9, 2020

March is National Nutrition Month! YWCA Minneapolis’ proven Early Childhood Education nutrition programs focus on whole grains, whole foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, along with ethnically diverse foods that support...