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YWCA is on a mission

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

Racial Justice Workshop: Crossing the Frontier
Workshop: El Cruce De La Frontera (Crossing the Frontier)

Workshop topics will include the history of Mexico and its relationship with the U.S., different groups under "Latin" culture, and how undocumented workers are impacted by immigration policies. Join us!

November 15, 2016

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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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YWCA Celebrates 125 years