For over a century, we’ve provided a range of services for women and their families struggling with poverty, homelessness, domestic abuse and isolation. As part of our supportive role, we also speak out in ways that educate the community about the oppression, inequity and constrained choices that women experience.
Here, you’ll find our latest press releases and media advisories. For media interviews or to request photos or videos, please contact our communications team.
CALGARY, December 5, 2017 – Tomorrow YW Calgary will speaks out and sheds light on gender-based violence in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. “The continued violence and [...]
For Immediate Release MARCIA CLARK SPEAKS OUT AT THE 7TH ANNUAL YWHISPER FUNDRAISING GALA CALGARY, November 17, 2017 — YW Calgary is proud to host the 7th annual YWHISPER Fundraising Gala featuring keynote speaker Marcia [...]
For Immediate ReleaseYW CELEBRATES WOMEN WHO DARE TO CHANGE CALGARYCALGARY, October 26, 2017 – YWCA Calgary is proud to unveil our She Who Dares Canada 150 project, a creative, engaging and interactive installation which tells [...]
For Immediate Release Women and men take steps against domestic abuse in Calgary CALGARY, September 19, 2017 – YWCA Calgary is proud to host the 12th annual YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® [...]
For Immediate Release YW Calgary celebrates the opening of the YW Little Free Library CALGARY, July 4, 2017 – YW Calgary is proud to announce the launch of the YW Little Free Library. Join [...]
For Immediate Release Registration open for YW WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® Presented by Shoppers Drug Mart CALGARY, June 26, 2017 – YWCA Calgary is proud to kick off year 12 for one [...]
For Immediate Release YWCA HOSTS 2016 – 2017 REPORT TO COMMUNITY CALGARY, June 20, 2017 –YWCA Calgary (YW) is proud to host its 106th Annual General Meeting and donor appreciation event today at 3:30 [...]
For Immediate Release YW CALGARY ANNOUNCES MARCIA CLARK AS 2017 YWHISPER GALA KEYNOTE SPEAKER Lead prosecutor in O.J. Simpson trial brings awareness to the issues of social injustice, gender discrimination and violence against women [...]
For immediate release YWCA CALGARY SHEDS LIGHT ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE CALGARY, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 – Today YW Calgary will shed light on gender-based violence in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action [...]
WHAT: YW Calgary is proud to host Monica Lewinsky, ‘patient zero’ for internet bullying as their keynote speaker at the 6th annual YWhisper Fundraising Gala on Thursday, November 22, 2016. Media are invited to pre-book [...]
For Immediate Release INTRODUCING YWCA CALGARY: THE FRESH NEW PERSONALITY CALGARY, October 19, 2016 – Today, YWCA Calgary (YW) brings together five years of vision, programmatic and strategic organizational change with a refreshed brand that [...]
For immediate release CALGARY, June 30, 2016 – The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) applauds the provincial government’s progress to move more Albertans out of poverty and improve economic conditions for women and their families. With [...]