HOLIDAY CLOSURE: The Health & Fitness Center will be closed on Sunday, April 17th, in observance of Easter.

Following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), fitness members will no longer be required to wear a mask while in the Health & Fitness Center (HFC), however masks are highly encouraged. Read our full Covid-19 policy.

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Celebrating Tawanna A. Black: Twin Cities Business 2021 Person of the Year

YWCA St. Paul would like to congratulate Tawanna A. Black for being selected by Twin Cities Business as their 2021 Person of the Year.

Black is the Founder and CEO of the St. Paul-based Center for Economic Inclusion. Founded in 2017, the Center for Economic Inclusion is the nation’s first organization dedicated exclusively to creating inclusive regional economies, by dismantling institutional racism across all job sectors and building shared accountability for inclusive economic growth. Black leads a team of people who offer consulting products and services to help businesses and local governments foster inclusive growth for all.

Earlier this year, Black spoke with YWCA St. Paul CEO, Gaye Adams Massey, about the Center for Economic Inclusion and the ways we can all advance economic inclusion within the Twin Cities. You can listen to that conversation here.

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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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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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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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