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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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Insight News Coverage of It’s Time to Talk

October 1, 2019

YWCA Minneapolis will hold its 17th annual It’s Time to Talk: Forums on Race Oct. 2 featuring the nationally-renowned speaker and author, Ibram X. Kendi. Kendi is a New York Times bestselling author and the founding director of...

Minnesota Spokesman Recorder Covers It’s Time to Talk

October 1, 2019

Enough race talk — time to act. For its annual “It’s Time to Talk: Forums on Race,” YWCA Minneapolis leadership could not think of a better keynote speaker than the...

YWCA Minneapolis Hosts 17th Annual It’s Time to Talk: Forums on RaceTM

September 19, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY YWCA Minneapolis will hold its 17th annual It’s Time to Talk: Forums on RaceTM Oct. 2 featuring the nationally-renowned speaker and thought-provoking author, Ibram X. Kendi. Ibram X. Kendi is a New York Times bestselling author...

Midwest Events Shares Photos of YWCA Women’s Triathlon

August 31, 2019

In the September/October 2019 issue, Midwest Events included photos of participants in YWCA Women’s Triathlon in its “Scene in Motion” section.

Ibram X. Kendi to Visit Minneapolis this October for YWCA It’s Time To Talk: Forums On Race

August 27, 2019

August 28, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – YWCA Minneapolis will hold its 17th annual It’s Time to Talk: Forums on RaceTM Oct. 2 featuring the nationally-renowned speaker and thought-provoking...

YWCA Partnership with We Share Solar Highlighted in Star Tribune

August 16, 2019

Minnesota students to build solar suitcases to light up classrooms in Kenya’s refugee camp The program will teach STEM education, environmental action and global issues.