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YWCA Minneapolis is a trusted social justice organization with a 125+ year history of advocacy for women and children. Through our high-quality programs, classes and workshops, we connect individuals and families across the Twin Cities with the knowledge, community and resources to thrive.

View the latest press releases and news reports featuring YWCA Minneapolis below. For media inquiries, please contact Cori Mattli at cmattli@ywcampls.org or 612-215-4107.

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YWCA Women’s Triathlon on Kare 11 Live

June 19, 2019

YWCA Women’s Triathlon is known as “the most welcoming race,” and is the largest outdoor women-only triathlon in the contiguous United States. Organizers say their mission is to celebrate the...

Tickets for Kids with the Minnesota Timberwolves

June 10, 2019

Thanks to Gorgui Dieng’s support of the FastBreak Foundation’s Tickets for Kids program, children and their families from YWCA Minneapolis were able to attend Minnesota Timberwolves games last season and...

Fox 9 News Features PNC One World, One Sky Planetarium at YWCA Minneapolis

June 6, 2019

The “Growing Up Great Together Under One Big Sky” mobile planetarium tour stopped by YWCA Minneapolis May 29 – 30. The show, aimed at children between 4 – 6 years...

Jazmyn Becker Discusses YWCA Minneapolis Summer Camps on WCCO-Radio

June 3, 2019

Jazmyn Becker, YWCA Minneapolis Girls Inc. director joins Jearlyn Steele on WCCO Radio’s Steele Talkin’ to talk about summer camps and activities available for families. To learn more about summer programs...

2019 Woman of Power Award Recipient Featured in MN Spokesman-Recorder

May 29, 2019

Sharon Sayles Belton is not new to breaking down barriers and receiving awards. She is the first African American and the first woman to be elected mayor of the city...

YWCA Fitness Classes Featured on Twin Cities Live

May 28, 2019

YWCA Minneapolis Workout If you’ve been looking to change things up with your workout, or maybe you want to finally take the plunge and get fully submerged in your health...