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Minnesota State Capitol Building
Posted on July 15, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Director of Advocacy and External Engagement Advocacy is one of the ways Greater Twin Cities United Way works to create lasting change […]

Minnesota State Capitol Building
Posted on June 2, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Director, Advocacy and External Engagement Greater Twin Cities United Way’s Community Connection Series brings together nonprofit partners, donors and stakeholders to share learnings and […]

Adar Makhtal
Posted on May 18, 2021 by United Way Staff

By Adar Maktal, Policy and Advocacy Intern, Greater Twin Cities United Way I’m a junior at the University of Minnesota, and I spent my spring […]

Child's drawing of the state of Minnesota
Posted on April 23, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Director of Advocacy and External Engagement Nearly 35,000 children in Minnesota still do not have access to quality early learning and care […]

Posted on April 14, 2021 by United Way Staff

Your Story. Our Children. Minnesota’s Future. 2021 Advocacy for Children Day Virtual Rally! For over 20 years, hundreds of young children, parents, educators and advocates […]

Image of a mother reading to her young daughter
Posted on March 29, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Director of Advocacy and External Engagement Greater Twin Cities United Way has been hard at work this legislative session advocating for the […]

Minnesota Capitol Steps
Posted on March 2, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Director, Advocacy and External Engagement At Greater Twin Cities United Way, we seek to disrupt inequities and foster a region where all […]

Portrait of happy multination young family with little son posing in new home with cardboard boxes around, smiling international parents relocate to own house apartment with small biracial kid
Posted on February 23, 2021 by Kristen Rosenberger

By Kristen Rosenberger, Director, Advocacy and External Engagement During this legislative session, one of Greater Twin Cities United Way’s primary focuses is to advocate for […]