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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 Families, Holidays and Partnerships

December 4, 2023

At YWCA Minneapolis childcare centers, when the holidays roll around, we take that as an opportunity to celebrate our families. We have many children attending our centers from a diversity...

Exploring the Wonders of Seasons

October 12, 2023

At YWCA Minneapolis Early Childhood Education centers, we believe in engaging our young learners in hands-on experiences that make learning fun and memorable. In September, we partnered with The Science...

Swimming into Preschool: Walruses Graduate!

September 13, 2023

YWCA Minneapolis Early Childhood Education equips children with the knowledge and skills to reach their potential. By delivering the utmost care, all our teachers create lasting impressions on children as...

KABOOM! a Year Later

July 21, 2023

Last year the leading architects of “playspace equity,” KABOOM!, transformed our play area at YWCA Midtown. And this summer, we’ve been soaking up all the fun the space has offered...

Teaching Youth Care and Compassion at YWCA Minneapolis

July 5, 2023

We believe that celebrating the graduation of our preschoolers is an essential step in their move to kindergarten. YWCA Minneapolis Early Childhood Education centers have been like a second home...

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...