The number of women – and women of color – who ran for public office during 2020 was at historically high levels. YWCA St. Paul is helping young women learn skills today that will enable them to be the leaders of tomorrow. Read more to learn more about what happened in Minnesota last year.
On Monday, January 18, we as a nation stop and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his impact and influence on the Civil Rights Movement and his fight to end economic inequality and poverty.
YWCA St. Paul is pleased to announce changes to its board of directors. Every member of the board brings a wealth of knowledge, dedication and experience to this vital role, and is committed to advancing our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris isn’t just a role model, she’s also a beacon of hope for young women of color – proving that barriers to future success are falling. Her election to the second highest office in the nation proves that hard work and education can create a path to success, regardless of race or gender. What does her historic win mean to you?
Our next conversation will feature Anika Ward, Founder of Sankofa Leadership Network, discussing the everyday connections between diversity, equity and inclusion and wellness, and the ways we (as community/family members, colleagues, and leaders) might shift our ways of engaging to ensure that our impact—on ourselves and others—contributes to more equitable and healthy spaces.