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MEDIA RELEASE: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey to speak at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala

2019-10-07T15:50:30-06:00October 8th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey to speak at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala Early bird tickets now on sale Calgary, October 8, 2019 – YW Calgary is pleased to announce the guest speakers for the 9th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala on March 4, 2020, are Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW HUB FACILITY

2019-10-01T12:58:10-06:00September 28th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release MEDIA RELEASE YW CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF NEW HUB FACILITY CALGARY, September 28, 2019 – YWCA Calgary proudly gathers today with a visionary community of donors, supporters and all three levels of government to celebrate the Grand Opening of their new home in Inglewood – the YW Calgary Hub facility. Since [...]

Guest blog: the community’s YW

2019-09-09T16:29:02-06:00September 9th, 2019|Our View|

“A person with Ubuntu is open and available to others, affirming of others, does not feel threatened that others are able and good, based from a proper self-assurance that comes from knowing that he or she belongs in a greater whole and is diminished when others are humiliated or diminished, when others are tortured [...]

Diversity, inclusion & the Pride flag

2019-08-28T15:33:53-06:00August 28th, 2019|Our View|

In recognition of Calgary Pride, our community is gathering this week to celebrate the diversity of our city and create a space where everyone feels safe and welcome to be themselves. Transgender advocate and actress, Laverne Cox said, “I’ve never been interested in being invisible and erased”. When she talks about being ‘invisible’ and ‘erased’ [...]

Guest Blog: Inglewood Welcomes YW with Open Arms

2019-07-12T13:35:41-06:00July 12th, 2019|Our View|

I attended the YWCA’s Neighbour Day festivities on June 15th to get a sneak-a-peek tour of the new ‘YW Hub’ complete in construction and scheduled to officially open its doors September 1, 2019. Community and neighbourhood collaboration were focal points around the visioning, design and construction of the YW’s new, state-of-the-art building. Members of [...]

GUEST BLOG: National Indigenous Peoples Day

2019-06-21T15:36:37-06:00June 21st, 2019|Our View|

As I, and many others shuffled into the rehearsal studio in the Arts Commons, children, families and elders sat wide-eyed waiting for the event to begin. We had all gathered at the Arts Commons to celebrate Indigenous culture and heritage for their National Indigenous People’s Day Celebrations. The room reflected the diversity of Calgary’s [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW CALGARY CELEBRATES NEIGHBOUR DAY WITH COMMUNITY AT THE NEW YW HUB

2019-09-13T13:30:47-06:00June 15th, 2019|Press Releases|

For Immediate Release CALGARY, June 15, 2019 – Today, YW Calgary is proud to celebrate Neighbour Day with our neighbours, volunteers and team members at our new home in Inglewood. In collaboration with community partners and local businesses, the Inglewood community is invited to enjoy a barbeque, family-friendly activities and receive a guided sneak-a-peek [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: YWCA CALGARY CELEBRATES NEIGHBOUR DAY IN INGLEWOOD

2019-09-13T13:31:34-06:00June 13th, 2019|Media Advisory|

MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: YW Calgary is proud to celebrate Neighbour Day with our neighbours, volunteers and team members at our new home in Inglewood on Saturday, June 15, 2019. In partnership with community partners and local businesses, the Inglewood community is invited to enjoy a barbeque, family-friendly activities and receive a guided sneak peek [...]