MEDIA RELEASE: Province wide collaborative campaign teaches people how to support someone experiencing family violence

2022-11-01T10:56:54-06:00November 1st, 2022|In the News, Media Advisory, Press Releases|

For Immediate Release Province wide collaborative campaign teaches people how to support someone experiencing family violence November 1, 2022 – Calgary, AB - Family violence is preventable. Simple conversations around the kitchen table are critical in ending family violence. A new campaign, #KeepitREAL launches today to teach people how to support someone who is [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Famed defense lawyer and champion for equal rights Gloria Allred to speak at YW Calgary’s 2023 YWHISPER Fundraising Gala

2022-10-18T08:49:28-06:00October 18th, 2022|In the News, Media Advisory, Press Releases, YWHISPER 2023|

For Immediate Release October 18, 2022 YW Calgary is thrilled to announce that Gloria Allred, fearless lawyer pioneering the field for women and minority rights, will be the keynote speaker for the 11th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala, held at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre on March 8, 2023. Gloria’s work has placed her on [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: YW Calgary Welcomes All To The 111th Annual General Meeting

2022-06-30T13:49:32-06:00June 29th, 2022|In the News, Media Advisory, Press Releases, Women|

For Immediate Release June 28, 2022 YW Calgary is thrilled to welcome people back into their Hub facility in Inglewood today – Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 4:30 pm at 1715 17th Ave SE- to celebrate the last year’s successes and achievements as well as those who made it all possible. YW’s 111th Annual General [...]

MEDIA RELEASE: Women’s mental health central to economic recovery

2022-03-08T09:32:48-07:00March 8th, 2022|Media Advisory, Press Releases, Women|

For Immediate Release March 8, 2022 (Calgary, AB) – YW Calgary celebrates International Women’s Day today by kicking off a month-long series of important conversations and events. The COVID-19 Pandemic underscored social and economic inequities that demonstrate —despite the decades of advancement—women, no matter their place in society, continue to be more vulnerable when [...]

ADVISORY: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey to deliver keynote speech at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala

2020-03-05T15:07:03-07:00March 5th, 2020|Media Advisory|

MEDIA ADVISORY: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey to deliver keynote speech at YW Calgary’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala   WHAT: Award-winning New York Times investigative journalists, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s years of sexual harassment and abuse towards women and ignited the #MeToo movement across the [...]

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 [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: YW CALGARY CELEBRATES WOMEN IN CALGARY

2019-02-28T13:52:47-07:00February 28th, 2019|Media Advisory|

MEDIA ADVISORY: YW CALGARY CELEBRATES WOMEN IN CALGARY WHAT: On Friday, March 8, 2019 YW Calgary is proud to host the 6th annual YW CELEBRATE event, an evening reception in honour of International Women’s Day. YW CELEBRATE recognizes and applauds the achievements of women and brings awareness to issues of pay equity and gender [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: TERRY CREWS SPEAKS AT 8TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA

2018-11-21T13:03:59-07:00November 19th, 2018|Media Advisory|

MEDIA ADVISORY: TERRY CREWS SPEAKS AT 8TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA WHAT: YW Calgary is proud to host Terry Crews, actor, activist and one of TIME Magazine’s 2017 “Persons of the Year” as the keynote speaker at the sold-out 8th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala on Tuesday, Nov 20. This year’s YWHISPER Fundraising Gala is the [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: YW CALGARY LAUNCHES TRANSFORMATION CAMPAIGN

2018-05-22T09:17:41-06:00May 16th, 2018|Media Advisory|

YW CALGARY LAUNCHES TRANSFORMATION CAMPAIGN WHAT:                  YWCA Calgary proudly celebrates the launch of its Transformation Campaign with the support of prominent business and community leaders. YW will kick off its She Matters Campaign with more than two-thirds of our goal of $60 million in hand. The YW Hub marks the first time an infrastructure [...]