YWCA St. Paul

Is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

This Is Your Year!

In 2022, make time for you! With access to the Health & Fitness Center’s cardio and strength training equipment, pool and hot tub, sauna and group fitness classes, a fitness membership has options for everyone.

Advancing
Racial Justice

YWCA St. Paul advances racial justice through education and advocacy in the community, by working with organizations seeking to build equity, and through programs focused on breaking down barriers in areas of significant racial and gender disparity. Learn More.

Fighting
Homelessness

Our range of housing programs combine affordable housing with customized support services that help participants stabilize their lives, build new skills, connect to community and secure a future of safe, stable housing. Learn More.

Building
Strength

The Health & Fitness center helps people live active lifestyles, prevent and manage chronic medical conditions and reduce stress through a variety of fitness options, membership types and financial assistance to help keep healthy living accessible. Learn More.

Overcoming
Barriers

In Employment & Economic Development programs people to build professional skills and overcome barriers to employment to enhance self-sufficiency. Learn More.

Empowering
Youth

Young people in our Youth Development programs create positive relationships with peers and staff to develop the skills and confidence to succeed in the classroom, work place and community. Learn More.

Sweet Success

May 26, 2022 • 4:30–6:30 p.m. • Annual Fundraiser

You won’t want to miss this year’s Great St Paul Get-Together on May 26. What’s better then a butter princess or a stroll through Machinery Hill? How ‘bout sampling some sweet fare while getting a taste of YW’s work? This year’s Sweet Success event won’t feature a Ferris wheel or anything on a stick, but it does promise to be an inspiring gathering!

YWCA St. paul's JUNETEENTH 2022

YWCA  St. Paul’s recent JUNETEENTH celebration was great fun.  From world class entertainment, activities for the kids, some delicious food trucks, and a health and wellness center, the day was a nice way to honor and reflect on the anniversary of June 19, 1865, the day word arrived in Galveston, Texas, that enslaved people had been freed. 

Please enjoy our livestream video at https://vimeo.com/720740288.

ywca is on a mission

With a mission to eliminate racism and empower women, our new podcast Herstory with YWCA St. Paul examines the nuances of intersectionality. Join us monthly as we sit down with women in our community who share the experiences and stories that have shaped them into the leaders they are today. 

News

Events

June Blood Drive

Getting involved with your community can be as simple as donating blood! Sign up to give on Friday, June 17, at YWCA St. Paul with

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Group of women standing together

YWCA St. Paul Launches 2022 Stand Against Racism Challenge

The Stand Against Racism Challenge is a national initiative of YWCA USA. Developed by YWCA Greater Cleveland (and previously known as the 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge), YWCA St. Paul first offered the Challenge in 2020, localizing content for our community and working to expand the impact of this unique learning opportunity.

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News

Events

June Blood Drive

Getting involved with your community can be as simple as donating blood! Sign up to give on Friday, June 17, at YWCA St. Paul with

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Group of women standing together
Equity & Justice Conversation

YWCA St. Paul Launches 2022 Stand Against Racism Challenge

The Stand Against Racism Challenge is a national initiative of YWCA USA. Developed by YWCA Greater Cleveland (and previously known as the 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge), YWCA St. Paul first offered the Challenge in 2020, localizing content for our community and working to expand the impact of this unique learning opportunity.

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Events

Annual Sweet Success Fundraiser | May 26, 2022

Along with entertainment, the 30-minute fundraiser will honor the successes of our program participants and celebrate our 2022 Change Maker Angela Davis, a five-time regional Emmy award winner for anchoring and breaking news and the host of MPR News with Angela Davis, while offering YOU the opportunity to support YWCA St. Paul’s mission to eliminate racism and empower women.

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