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YWCA is on a mission

YWCA is on a mission
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Early Child Care Daycare

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

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For 125 years, we have been on a mission.

Our programs advance diversity and inclusion, further race and gender equity, create leaders and welcome everybody.

We stand in solidarity with you. You are safe here.

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  • Focusing on Quality in Youth Programs
    Thu, Jul 20, 2017 ywca minneapolis youth program Focusing on Quality in Youth Programs

    Quality matters in most aspects of our lives – from the car we drive, to the teachers in our schools, to the food we eat, and youth programs are no different. YWCA not only measures and analyzes the quality of our programs, but also ranks a full point higher than national averages in quality afterschool programs.

YWCA Women's Triathlon

August 13, 2017

YWCA Women's Triathlon

10th Anniversary Triathlon

Be a part of this empowering event for both beginner and experienced triathletes and celebrate the strength in all women!

Ages: 11+
SuperSprint, Sprint, Relay, Buddy Team and Family Team options

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Celebrating 125 Years

Founded in 1891, YWCA Minneapolis is celebrating 125 years of being at the forefront of social justice change focused on racial justice and empowering women.

We have a long and proud history, pursuing our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women that continues today. Currently, we serve over 30,000 people each year through award-winning programs, classes and workshops.

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