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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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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 […]

Luz Maria Frias Named in the Top 100 Overachievers List by Twin Cities Business

November 30, 2018

YWCA Minneapolis President and CEO Luz Maria Frias has been selected by Twin Cities Business as one of the top 100 overachievers 2019. Here’s why she was selected: “A lawyer, Luz Maria Frias joined […]

YWCA Minneapolis It’s Time to Talk: Forums on Race™ Sparks Brave Conversations about Race and Racism

October 8, 2018

From to police violence, to Minnesota’s record of having some of the worst disparities in the country, issues of race and racism locally and across the country are as palpable […]

NPR’s Only a Game Features “30 Years At The Uptown Y” story

August 27, 2018

Longtime YWCA Minneapolis member, Alison McGhee, shares how YWCA Uptown has been a fixture in her life over the years in this touching story. Her story was originally published in […]