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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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Celebrating the Power of the YWCA Minneapolis Community

February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021 Kari Clark joined YWCA Minneapolis in 2017 as the chief development officer and also served as interim co-CEO. We are grateful for her dedication and exceptional leadership...

Helping Youth Navigate Sexual Health, Consent and Relationships

February 23, 2021

February 23, 2021 Relationships, consent, sexuality, how to manage conflict… these are matters that intersect through all areas of our daily experiences and contribute to a healthy, fulfilling life. That’s why students in our Contact Plus program...

Celebrating Our Volunteer of the Year

February 17, 2021

February 17, 2021 YWCA Minneapolis is proud to present our Volunteer of the Year! Each year, we celebrate this distinction to highlight one special person for their exceptional dedication and...

Showing Our Hearts Some Love: Hearty Heart Nutrition & Lifestyle Tips

February 11, 2021

February 11, 2021 February is American Heart Month, which means it is a good time to put a little more emphasis on protecting this important organ. According to the Center...

Black-Owned Businesses and Organizations to Support

February 1, 2021

February 1, 2021 For Black History Month 2021, we’re uplifting some of many Black-owned businesses and organizations locally and nationally. One of the ways we can honor Black history in...

Working Out to Feel Good About the World

January 26, 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 When COVID-19 hit, Jill’s life and routine were impacted, but it didn’t stop her from exercising, an activity she holds dear. “It’s a credit to the...