News Releases 2017-06-19T10:03:56+00:00

Media Releases

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.

MEDIA RELEASE: YW CALGARY ANNOUNCES MARCIA CLARK AS 2017 YWHISPER GALA KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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 [...]

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Media Release: YWCA CALGARY SHEDS LIGHT ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

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 [...]

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MEDIA RELEASE: INTRODUCING YWCA CALGARY: THE FRESH NEW PERSONALITY

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 [...]

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MEDIA RELEASE: YWCA APPLAUDS STEPS TO CREATE ADEQUATE INCOME OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN

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 [...]

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MEDIA RELEASE: YWCA HOSTS 2015 – 16 REPORT TO COMMUNITY

For immediate release CALGARY, June 21, 2016 –The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) is proud to host its 105th Annual General Meeting and donor appreciation event today at 3:30 p.m. with a formal business meeting and [...]

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