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NEWS: $12.1 Million in Funds Dedicated to Disrupting Racial Inequities in Minnesota

Greater Twin Cities United Way announces grants for operating funds to equity nonprofits, youth workforce training, and trauma-informed early childhood caregiver training.

  • 04/13/2022
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2022 Summer Camp & Internship Guide

Our annual summer guide with at least 80 camps, internships, work opportunities, and scholarships

  • 03/28/2022
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The Waters of Tomorrow

I wanted everything in the image to be construed as both playful and foreboding, because that is the essence of childhood.

  • 02/28/2022
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This Life Rocks

When I was six, I started a kindness project called This Life Rocks. At the time, my dad was recovering from his first cancer, and I was struggling with selective mutism.

  • 02/28/2022
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In Rural Minnesota, Kids Lack Mental Health Care

“If we could fill all of our positions, we could serve about 1,000 more children in Minnesota.”

  • 01/27/2022
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Sexual Violence Prevention = Housing Justice

Stable housing is vital for survivors of violence to heal and feel safe again.

  • 01/27/2022
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Busting Racism

We believe children see and understand much more than adults think they do.

  • 12/28/2021
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Lucina Kayee: The Stories of Foster Youth

No child should ever feel like they have to hide who they are.

  • 11/30/2021
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What I Do and Do Not Know

I don’t know what I am doing and that’s okay.

  • 07/12/2021
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Black Queens

Black history is vast and we have only begun to scratch its surface.

  • 04/23/2021

Drive-in Have a Heart Benefit

Celebrate our 20th year of Camp Odayin at an exciting drive-in Have a Heart Benefit presented by Morrie’s Auto Group!

  • 04/10/2021
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2021 Summer Camp & Internship Guide

Ready to get your kids out of the house this summer? Here are the trainings, camps, and internship options we

  • 03/26/2021