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Governor Proclaims Thursday, Oct. 18, 2022 “It’s Time to Talk Day”

By YWCA Minneapolis
October 18, 2022
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(St. Paul, Minn.) – In honor of the extraordinary endeavor by YWCA Minneapolis to further its mission to eliminate racism, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed Oct. 18 as “It’s Time to Talk Day,” recognizing the organization’s annual event marking a coming together of the community to participate in critical dialogue to dismantle systems and structures of oppression.

This year’s event, heralded as the 20th Annual It’s Time to Talk: Forums on Race™ will feature keynote speaker Angela Davis. The event is a precursor to “It’s Time to Act,” continuation of this forum series in which action steps founded in discussion are realized.

Lisa Ramirez | 612-215-4107
Strategic Communications Specialist
YWCA Minneapolis


About YWCA Minneapolis

YWCA Minneapolis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women and girls. For more than 130 years, we have worked to create opportunities to overcome social injustice, particularly in matters of race and gender. Annually, YWCA Minneapolis serves more than 30,000 people in our community through high-quality programs and advocacy focused on racial justice, early learning, youth development and wellness. To learn more, visit or join the conversation at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.