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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 First Cohort of Eureka! Graduates

May 28, 2020

Five years ago, in the summer of 2015, a group of 30 or so eighth grade girls met each other for the first time. They were nervous, excited and a...

Message and Updates from Our President and CEO

May 22, 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020 DONATE TO THE EMERGENCY FUND We are eager to reopen our fitness facilities and other programming as soon as we are able, in accordance with Governor...

Healthy Snacking Habits

May 20, 2020

Many people have had their regular routines disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This disruption can often result in a change in our normal eating patterns. Being stuck at home more...

Message and Updates from Our President and CEO

May 15, 2020

Friday, May 15, 2020 DONATE TO THE EMERGENCY FUND Consistent with the governor’s Stay Safe Executive Order, temporary closures of some of our facilities and programs will remain in effect...

Message and Updates from Our President and CEO

May 8, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020 DONATE TO THE EMERGENCY FUND We hope you and your family are well. While we continue to comply with the governor’s stay-at-home order with temporary closures...

Creative Ways to Celebrate Mom

May 7, 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020 We are posting new ideas each week for ways you and your little ones can move, get creative and eat healthy while you are at home....