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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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1,000 Community Members Will Convene to Raise Funds for Greater Social and Economic Change

April 19, 2019

WHAT:  On May 8, more than 1,000 community and business leaders in the Twin Cities will gather at YWCA Minneapolis’ 23rd annual Circle of Women luncheon to pool their economic...

Organizational Changes at YWCA Minneapolis

April 2, 2019

On April 2, YWCA Minneapolis announced that Luz María Frías has left the organization as president and CEO. We thank Luz for her contributions and wish her well in her...

Public Notice – Intent to Apply for 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant

April 1, 2019

YWCA Minneapolis will be applying for 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant funds from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). This announcement serves as public notice of our intent to apply....

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Features YWCA Cycle Class

February 28, 2019

Six Twin Cities Fitness Trends to Try Even the most disciplined, laser-focused athletes (kudos if that’s you), need an occasional dose of motivation. This year, shake up your ho-hum routine—or...

MN Spokesman Recorder: “YWCA Forum Calls for More White Humility”

February 13, 2019

Minnesota Spokesman Recorder covers the most recent It’s Time to Act! forum featuring nationally renowned speaker, Robin DiAngelo.

Triathlete Magazine Showcases YWCA Women’s Triathlon

December 13, 2018

The Historic, Exciting 2018 Tri Season, in 37 Photos Triathlon photographer Paul Phillips travels the world to capture images from the sport’s top events. Here, he shares his favorite photos...