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Equity & Justice Conversation

Equity & Justice Conversations: Economic Advancement

Please join Tawanna Black and Gaye Adams Massey in conversation about ways to advance economic inclusion across all sectors in the Twin Cities and strategies to address the gaps in economic advancement, providing a historical context and sharing action steps the community can take in collective activism.

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The View For Gen Z

Pandemic presents new mental health challenges

In the midst of this pandemic, we all have worries. Will we get sick? Can we continue work or school? How do we stay connected? While there is no quick fix for overcoming depression or preventing anxiety, these tips can help you manage those feelings.

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YW News

“Staying the Fight”

Minnesota History Center’s new initiative, “Black History, Black Voices,” which deepens understanding of Black history and the contributions Black Americans have made to Minnesota. YWCA St. Paul’s board chair, Dr. Yohuru Williams, and CEO, Gaye Adams Massey, joined Sondra Samuals, president & CEO, Northside Achievement Zone, for the most recent conversation in this series.

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The View For Gen Z

BIPOC women run for elected office and make history in 2020

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.

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The View from Gen Z

Kamala Harris – A History-Making Win

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?

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