News releases from YWCA Minneapolis and press reports of YWCA-related news.
YWCA Minneapolis Mentioned in Minnesota Monthly
Jul 5, 2018
In the July 2018 issue of Minnesota Monthly, former YWCA Women's Triathlon Race Director, Nicole Cueno, speaks to the importance of strength training for women.
YWCA Minneapolis to be Honored as Minnesota Lynx Nonprofit of the Game
Jun 28, 2018
YWCA Minneapolis will be honored as Minnesota Lynx’s Nonprofit of the Game for the June 29 home game, where the Minnesota Lynx will play against the Atlanta Dream. Nonprofit of the Game is a Minnesota Lynx initiative that honors and recognizes nonprofits making a positive impact in our community.
YWCA Woman of Power Award Recipient, Kim Nelson, Highlighted in the News
Jun 6, 2018
The YWCA Minneapolis Circle of Women committee selected Kim Nelson for the inaugural “Woman of Power” award for her distinguished and influential leadership, both in her career and community work. Coverage of the award was published in MN Women's Press and Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.
Kim Nelson Receives YWCA Minneapolis Inaugural "Woman of Power" Award
May 14, 2018
The YWCA Minneapolis Circle of Women committee selected Kim Nelson for the inaugural “Woman of Power” award for her distinguished and influential leadership, both in her career and community work.
MinneMinds Features YWCA Early Childhood Education
May 8, 2018
MinneMinds is a coalition of organizations and thought leaders from across the state with a common commitment to prioritizing Minnesota’s youngest in-need children as the most important investment for our state to make. Recently, MinneMinds featured YWCA Minneapolis Children's Centers as a success story.
Over 1,000 Women Will Convene to Raise Funds to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women and Girls
May 4, 2018
On May 10, more than 1,000 community and business leaders in the Twin Cities will gather at YWCA Minneapolis’ 22nd Annual Circle of Women luncheon to pool their economic power and raise money for programs that eliminate racism and empower women and girls in Minneapolis.
Rolling Out Interviews Rubén Vásquez, VP of Racial Justice and Public Policy
May 2, 2018
Rolling Out Magazine interviewed YWCA Minneapolis vice president of racial justice and public policy, Rubén Vásquez, about his role at YWCA Minneapolis, the lens for racial justice in Minneapolis and how future leaders in racial justice are already rocking the status quo.
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Covers Importance of Contact Plus Program
Apr 20, 2018
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder recently sat down with YWCA Minneapolis to talk about the importance of our Contact Plus program, which provides youth with comprehensive sexual health education.
YWCA Minneapolis’ Rachael Weiker and Nicole Hessels talk about the Women’s Triathlon on the IronWomen PodcastYWCA Minneapolis’ Rachael Weiker and Nicole Hessels talk about the Women’s Triathlon on the IronWomen PodcastApr 13, 2018
YWCA Minneapolis’ Rachael Weiker, Women's Triathlon Director, and Nicole Hessels, Vice President of Health and Wellness, joined the IronWomen Podcast to talk about the Women’s Triathlon.
Luz María Frías named one of the 2018 Minnesota Women Lawyers Annual Awards Recipients
Apr 13, 2018
The Myra Bradwell Award will be presented to Luz María Frías, YWCA Minneapolis President & CEO, at Minnesota Women Lawyer's 46th Annual Meeting on April 27, 2018.
Fox 9 News, WCCO and Others Cover YWCA Community Conversations Commemorating Dr. King
Apr 6, 2018
Fox 9 News spoke with President/CEO Luz María Frías, Board Member Karen Dobbins and Consulting Manager Ruthie Johnson to discuss the significance of the 50th commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination and what is needed to achieve racial justice today.
YWCA Minneapolis Hosts Community Conversations on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.YWCA Minneapolis Hosts Community Conversations on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Apr 3, 2018
April 4, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. In honor of the legacy of Dr. King and to highlight his impact on civil rights and social justice movements of the past and present, YWCA Minneapolis is holding community conversations, where community members will engage in facilitated discussion about what Dr. King’s work means today.
YWCA Minneapolis Launches Prime Time Fitness
Mar 27, 2018
YWCA Minneapolis is adding a brand new series to our lineup of classes designed for members ages 55 and up – Prime Time Fitness, group workouts designed specifically to meet the needs of active older adults.
Midwest Events Magazine Features YWCA Women's Triathlon
Mar 5, 2018
The 2018 Midwest Events Women's Annual edition featured a four-page overview of the YWCA Women's Triathlon.
Mar 1, 2018
Rolling Out Magazine interviewed YWCA Minneapolis vice president of marketing and communications Jacqueline Lloyd Cunningham on her role at the organization, what drew her to the business and what aspects of her work at YWCA particularly resonate with her.