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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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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...

Week of the Young Child 2023

April 17, 2023

April 1-7 was Week of the Young Child, described by NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) as an annual celebration that encourages the public to focus on...

Your Passport to Summer!

March 15, 2023

It’s never too early to think about summer. In fact, YWCA Minneapolis is inviting you to join us this summer as we travel around the world! Our summer camps are...

Fostering Development Through Music and Movement

February 22, 2023

Our Early Childhood Education program has an enrichment specialist that visits all of our Children’s Centers weekly and implements enrichment activities in every classroom. The goal of enrichment is to...

Turkeys, Warm Clothing, Gifts, Oh My!

January 24, 2023

The Gift of Warm Clothing During the last months of the year, also known as the holiday season or season of giving, can put a lot of pressure on families....

The Journey of Learning with YWCA Minneapolis

December 7, 2022

Most of us have heard about the importance of incorporating science into the classroom experience, but what does that look like in an early education setting? How do we expose...