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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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You Empower What’s Possible! Empower Possible 2023

May 4, 2023

Last week 300 guests joined us at Quincy Hall in Minneapolis for our second annual fundraising event, Empower Possible, to support our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women and to celebrate...

YWCA Leaders Among Black Leaders You Should Know

March 14, 2023

This list is just a handful of the powerful Black women leaders in the metro who have shaped our culture and changed our community and world for the better. Learn...

Seeing Mental Health and Empowering Others

February 17, 2023

Recently, Hennepin County partnered with creative agency KNOCK Inc. and Metre to launch a $1.7 million mental health awareness campaign, “See Mental Health.” This campaign intends to normalize mental health...

You Empower the Possible!

Our Inaugural Empower Possible Fundraising Event

June 8, 2022

June 8, 2022 On June 2, 2022, over 350 guests joined us at Quincy Hall in celebration of our inaugural fundraising event, Empower Possible to support our mission of eliminating...

2021 Volunteers of the Year: Joli & Adam

December 28, 2021

December 28, 2021 YWCA Minneapolis is proud to present our 2021 Volunteers of the Year! Each year, we celebrate this distinction to highlight a special person whose exceptional dedication and...

Doing a Good Thing: Help Us Make Masks Minnesota

October 21, 2021

October 21, 2021 One positive thing the pandemic showed us is the number of people willing to step up in a crisis to selflessly and generously help others. Help Us...