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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.

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Katie’s Story: Q&A with a Workforce Development Program Participant

June 20, 2022

June 20, 2022 YWCA Minneapolis’ Teacher Workforce Development Program is designed to help people earn their Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, the best first step for Early Childhood Education teachers....

Thanking Our Teachers for Their Commit-Mint!

May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022 For Teacher Appreciation Week this year, YWCA Minneapolis celebrated by thanking our early childhood center staff for all of their hard work and dedication to the children...

A Roaring Good Time! A Virtual African Safari

May 9, 2022

May 9, 2022 YWCA Minneapolis recently partnered with PNC Bank this spring to offer children in our Early Childhood Education Program engaging and educational opportunities. Virtual African Safari As part of...

Making Many Improvements: YWCA Early Children Education

April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022 Fatouma has two children enrolled in our Early Childhood Education program at Hubbs Center for Lifelong Learning. In the Q&A below, Fatouma describes her experience with YWCA....

My Child Has Grown Leaps and Bounds

March 7, 2022

March 7, 2022 In this blog post Margaret, one of our Early Childhood Education parents tells us about her experience with her son in our early learning center at Abbott...

Part of the Fabric of Our Family’s Life: Q&A with a YWCA Family

February 4, 2022

In this Q&A, some of our wonderful Early Childhood Education parents tells us their experience with YWCA Children’s Center at Downtown and why they love being a part of our...