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For 106 years, YW has supported women and their families to thrive, adopted to changing needs and created safe, respectful places to heal and grow.

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Sept 19

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Registration is now open!

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Nov 16


Keynote speaker Marcia Clark

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We support women to gain control of their lives, achieve economic security and live free of violence.

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The success of the women and families supported by YW are your success too. We cannot do this alone, your support helps us provide vulnerable women with flexible, personalized support to help them and their families move forward with dignity in times of crises.

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YW Wraps Up another Year of Being Bold in Calgary 20 October 2017

YW Wraps Up another Year of Being Bold in Calgary

One year ago today we dropped the ‘of’ and became YW Calgary. It took five years of vision, programmatic and strategic organizational change to [...]

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We Can’t Ignore Harassment 14 October 2017

We Can't Ignore Harassment

On October 5th, three decades of alleged sexual harassment at the hands of Harvey Weinstein came to light from a New York Times expose. [...]

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Issues that Matter to Us 06 October 2017

Issues that Matter to Us

Voting is a critical responsibility that we all have as citizens. It’s a right, and a privilege, to have the opportunity to partake in [...]

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