Category: The View from Gen Z

Stylized quotation which reads "You can’t have a movement without young people. Gen Z, let’s continue to be changemakers!” - Justin Terrell
The View from Gen Z

Tackling Racism

YWCA St. Paul launches on-going community conversation on activism and reform designed to raise awareness to the systemic inequities faced by black people in this country. Hear from local leaders as they share their own lived experiences.

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Multicultural young women friends relaxing on a park bench
The View from Gen Z

Ready to Emerge?

Are you ready to emerge and connect to your community? Check out Girls Emerge, which provides young women with opportunities to create community, affirm identity, explore careers, and promote social justice through a racial and gender equity lens.

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from behind, looking at a crowd of people at a rally (a podium is visible in the far background). In the center of the frame is a Black woman with long, dark hair holding a sign that says "America, do better."
The View from Gen Z

Power of Activism

Throughout history, activism has been present. And always at the forefront of those movements are young people – organizing and leading, demanding justice for the inequities that continue to plague society. Check out how activists can make a difference today.

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The View from Gen Z

Celebrating Our Grads!

Graduation season has arrived, and we’re taking this opportunity to celebrate our 2020 Graduates in the midst of a pandemic. Read the full post to see where these young leaders are headed after graduation. And let us know YOUR plans too!

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The View from Gen Z

Covid Connections

Despite social distancing, we are all looking for ways to stay connected with others. Read the full post to check out ways to maintain contact and tell us how YOU are maintaining connections.

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The View from Gen Z

We’re All in This Together

We’re ALL in this together! The impact of COVID-19 is creating stress, anxiety and uncertainty about the future – we feel it too! While we may have more questions than answers, we still intend to maintain forward momentum and we want you to be able to do the same.

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