Getting Started

Welcome to the journey!

Here at YWCA Mankato Racial Justice, we work with individuals, groups, and communities as they embark on their racial justice journeys.

Circle of Hands

Where do I start?

If you’re just starting this journey, check out some of our favorite introductory resources below. If you’re a little further along, check out our Resources page.

Why Does Race Matter?
(A Closer Look at Race in Mankato)
Fact Sheet

A Five Minute History of Race in the United States


Under Our Skin: What do we mean when we talk about race?


Peanut Butter, Jelly, and Racism (Who, Me? Biased? Series)


Read: A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota