ywca Minneapolis

YWCA is on a mission

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Early Child Care

Child Care & Youth

Four-Star, Parent-Aware 
Early Childhood Education

High-Quality, Afterschool
Girls & Youth Programs

Racial Justice

Racial Justice

Educate, Engage, Empower.

Advancing Racial Equity through Consulting, Training and Public Policy

Our Mission

YWCA Minneapolis actively lives its mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

YWCA Minneapolis is on a mission, and we're helping members and our families achieve theirs. All it takes to make a change is a single spark. Our programs inspire and ignite change, creating brighter futures to move our community forward.

Upcoming Events

It's Time To Talk: Forums on Race
14th Annual It's Time to Talk: Forums on RaceTM

Diverse leaders from business, education, arts and community service will come together to move Minnesota forward through honest conversation and powerful action. Join in the conversation!

October 18, 2016

Our Voices Blog

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  • Reaching High for Our Children
    reach for the stars Reaching High for Our Children

    As parents, we all have dreams for our children. So, how do we help them achieve their dreams? We know parenting is tough in today’s world, which is why we want to make it easier for our families to reach for the stars and achieve their dreams. 

    Aug 25, 2016

    Posted 8/25/16 by Deby Ziesmer, Vice President of Early Childhood Education | Read More