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Guest Blog: Ally is a verb not a noun 21 February 2019

Guest Blog: Ally is a verb not a noun

A team member at YW took a brave and bold step recently to share her experience for Black History Month. We often speak about [...]

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Addressing Poverty 15 February 2019

Addressing Poverty

At YW Calgary, we work with women on some of the hardest days of their lives. Days when they’re leaving an abusive relationship, struggling [...]

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108 years of providing safe shelter 20 December 2018

108 years of providing safe shelter

“In 1907, a young woman arrived by train in Calgary and looked for a place to stay. She went to all of the boarding houses [...]

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