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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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Protected: Youth Advocacy Matters!

June 8, 2023

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Understanding and Acknowledging Juneteenth

May 23, 2023

Our country was founded on the genocide of Native Americans and the enslavement of Africans. When the forefathers of this nation wrote “liberty and justice for all,” the “all” did...

Diapers for Days!

May 17, 2023

Our community partner, Diaper Bank of Minnesota, is an organization that provides diapers to families in need. They also work to increase awareness of the need for diapers for families and...

You Empower What’s Possible! Empower Possible 2023

May 4, 2023

Last week 300 guests joined us at Quincy Hall in Minneapolis for our second annual fundraising event, Empower Possible, to support our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women and to celebrate...

Building Relationships and Sparking Interest with Eurekans

May 2, 2023

Girls Inc. Eureka! is a five-year summer and school-year program for teenage girls and gender-expansive youth interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. In partnership with the College of...

Meet Our Capitol Pathways Intern, Ola!

April 27, 2023

Meet Olaitan Olanrewaju (Ola), our Capitol Pathways intern and a third-year University of Minnesota student studying Strategic Communications and English Literature! The Minnesota Capitol Pathways Program opens access to policymaking...