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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 or 612-215-4107.

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YWCA Women’s Triathlon Competes to be Nation’s “Most Welcoming Race”

July 22, 2019

For August 11, 2019 Media Advisory WHAT: YWCA Minneapolis Women’s Triathlon has sold out for the second year in a row and it has now become the largest women-only race...

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Matches $250,000 Raised by YWCA Minneapolis for Early Learning Scholarships

July 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2019 Minneapolis, MN: Over the past year, YWCA Minneapolis has been working toward the goal of raising $250,000 in donations to meet a dollar-for-dollar challenge...

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...