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YWCA Day on the Hill

YWCA Day on the Hill

Join all YWCAs in the State of Minnesota (Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth and Mankato) at the Minnesota State Capitol to uplift YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Join us in the Capitol Rotunda to rally at 10:00 am, hear from leaders and legislators, and meet with policymakers to encourage forward movement and show appreciation for the leaps made so far.

Date: Monday, March 27
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155
Cost: FREE

Questions? Email


Check-In: 9:30 – 9:55 am

Where: State Capitol Conference Room G20A (Ground Floor) – this will be the check-in space until 1:00 pm

Be sure to wear your persimmon YWCA gear or grab a volunteer shirt during check-in. All persimmon attire is welcome! Light snacks and beverages provided.

Rally at the Rotunda: 10:00 – 10:45 am

Hear from legislators and YWCA leaders from across our state.Celebrate YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Legislator Meetings: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

  • Meetings with representatives and senators who represent YWCA sites around the state to advocate for continued movement of mission-aligned legislation and say thank you for the strides made thus far!
  • Advocacy options available at check-in.
  • Lunch options available in Rathskellar Cafe, the dining hall in the basement level of the Capitol building.

What to Expect

You can find parking and transit info here. Tag #YWCADayMN on social media with your photos and videos of YWCA Day on the Hill! If you have any questions, email

Advocacy Resources

Representatives of YWCA Locations in Minnesota

Find who represents you here.

Minnesota House of Representatives

Minnesota Senate

U.S. Representatives and Senators

YWCA Minneapolis Bills in the 2022-2023 Legislative Session

Capital Investment: HF 2148 / SF1694

  • $3.5 million to support capital projects for YWCA Midtown, Downtown and Uptown sites​
  • Lead Author: Rep. Samantha Sencer-Mura
  • Co-Authors: Rep. Hornstein; Rep. Long (House Majority Leader); Rep. Agbaje; Rep Lillie

Workforce Development / Teacher Training: HF 2184 / SF2041

  • A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to YWCA Minneapolis.​
  • Lead Author: Rep. Matt Norris​
  • Co-authors: N/A

Early Childhood Education Program Funding: HR 2514 / SF2525

  • A bill for an act relating to childhood education; establishing a grant to YWCA Minneapolis for early childhood and youth programming; appropriating money
  • Lead Author: Rep. Hodan Hassan (represents Abbott)​
  • Co-Authors: Rep. Clardy (bill author); Rep. Hussein (Hubbs); Rep. Olson; Rep. Gomez​

Girls and Youth Program Funding: HF 2515 / SF2524

  • A bill for an act relating to youth programs; establishing a grant to YWCA Minneapolis for girls and youth programming; appropriating money
  • Lead Author: Rep. Mary Frances Clardy
  • Co-Authors: Rep. Reyer; Rep. Hussein (Hubbs); Rep. Olson; Rep. Gomez