We are proud to roll out Until Justice Just Is, an initiative designed to bring national attention and awareness to the systemic and institutional racism that plagues our nation, and to center the justice-oriented work that YWCA does every day.
Category: YW News
2020 has elicited anger, rage, grief, and sadness. In the midst of such tumultuous times, it’s important to ensure we practice self-care. Self-care is different for everyone, but to be successful at it, you must be intentional about setting time aside for it. What are you doing to take care of yourself?
The 19th Amendment prevented voting discrimination based upon sex. Now, 100 years later, more than 68 million American women vote—thanks to the courageous suffragists who never gave up the fight for equality.
A recent Community Conversation hosted by YW discussed how poverty, unemployment and a lack of affordable housing are pushing homeless numbers up in Minnesota and that without a community structure or support system to address these issues, they will continue to grow. See how you can become part of the solution…
The important racial equity work of YWCA St. Paul is being advanced through a $250,000 investment from 3M’s new Social Justice Fund.
With over 20 million Gen Z’s now eligible to vote this year, this age group could significantly influence the outcome and impact of the November elections. In this week’s blog post, the YWCA’s newest intern urges us not to miss the opportunity to vote and drive change in 2020!