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Y-WE’s STEAM Day Inspires the Next Generation of Professionals

Y-WE STEAM Day is a place where BIPOC young women, trans, and gender expansive youth imagine possibilities, build skills and knowledge, and grow their community of support on the path to STEAM related careers where diverse talent is still vastly underrepresented.

No Mud, No Lotus: A Tribute to the Imperfection of MLK

For many, Dr. King is an icon, a legend, a martyr, the face of the Civil Rights Movement, the voice of a visionary whose “dream,” while remaining unrealized, has been incorporated into the metrics of success for the contemporary wave of liberatory movements. Read these MLK Day reflections from Y-WE’s Co-Executive Director Reagan Jackson.

Celebrating Another Year in Community

Our second annual holiday party at the Y-WE office was a blast! We were joined by mentors, volunteers, staff, and community members to play games and compete in a heated dance tournament.

From Participant to Staff: Jaydalen’s Inspiring Journey with Y-WE Grow

Jaydalen Blossom first encountered Y-WE as a 13-year-old and has participated in many Y-WE programs over the past six years. Now a Y-WE Grow Intern, Jaydalen reflects on finding her ‘why’ at Y-WE and what’s motivating her to help other youth discover their purpose and create positive change.

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