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YWCA Minneapolis is a trusted social justice organization with a 130+ 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.

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YWCA Minneapolis Taps Six To Join Board of Directors

July 27, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Minneapolis, Minn.) – YWCA Minneapolis is pleased to name Elizabeth Bierman, Amy Dragland-Johnson, Kim Ford, Hyun Mee Graves, Kimpa Moss and Amy Phenix to its Board of...

Star Tribune Showcases Midtown’s Newest Playspace

July 19, 2022

STAR TRIBUNE: Photojournalist Glen Stubbe captured the action as volunteers from our corporate partners broke a sweat at YWCA Minneapolis Midtown to construct this state-of-art playground. With the input from...

YWCA partners strive to end playspace inequity

July 15, 2022

KARE11 NEWS: YWCA Minneapolis Midtown is now home to a state-of-the-art playspace, a quest by KaBOOM! and YWCA Minneapolis corporate partners to end playspace inequity. Watch the transformation!

YWCA, Kaboom! and Welly strive to end playspace inequity

July 11, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: (Minneapolis, Minn.) – YWCA Minneapolis is pleased to announce the construction and unveiling of a brand new, kid-designed playground, July 15, along the resurging corridor of East Lake...

Pianos on Parade Inspires Music Lessons Outdoors

June 30, 2022

FOX9 NEWS: Music lessons outdoors were a summer treat for our YWCA preschoolers courtesy of the Downtown Council’s Pianos on Parade and sponsor PNC Bank.

YWCA Minneapolis and PNC Celebrate Pianos on Parade

June 28, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY: (Minneapolis, Minn.) – YWCA Minneapolis is excited to announce that its downtown location is a musical stop for the Minneapolis Downtown Council’s annual Pianos on Parade, sponsored by...