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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.

View the latest press releases and news reports featuring YWCA Minneapolis below. For media inquiries, please contact Cori Mattli at or 612-460-1125.

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Community-Powered Vaccine Event Hosted by YWCAs, Children’s Minnesota and More

May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021 Media Contacts: Dina Elrashidy 763-478-7102 Cori Mattli 612-460-1125 FOR IMM­EDIATE RELEASE Bringing immunity to the community Community-powered vaccine event hosted by YWCAs, Children’s Minnesota and...

A Measure of Justice for George Floyd

April 20, 2021

April 20, 2021 While we can never bring George Floyd back, we are grateful that the criminal justice system has delivered some measure of justice for George Floyd and his...

YWCA Statement on the Killing of Daunte Wright

April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021 Dear Community, We are heartbroken. Heartbroken for the family and friends of Daunte Wright, for our Black employees and neighbors and for our community at large. Daunte’s...

YWCAs and Children’s Minnesota Host Informational COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar

April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021 For Imm­ediate Release YWCAs and Children’s Minnesota Host Informational COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar Centering Black, Indigenous, Latinx and Asian American Communities Minneapolis, MN – Communities of color have...

Resource Hub Distribution Ending May 1

April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021 We began the Resource Hub in June 2020 in response to the Midtown neighborhood becoming a food desert due to the destruction of businesses on Lake Street, as well...

Sun Current: Regan Gonzalez honored as ‘Woman of Power’

March 30, 2021

The Sun Current recently covered the announcement of Maria Regan Gonzalez as the 2021 Woman of Power. “Richfield Mayor Maria Regan Gonzalez has been named this year’s recipient of the...