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.
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 [...]
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 on Violence against Women. With the support of Calgary [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
For immediate release Calgary, May 16, 2016 – Great Gulf is entering Calgary in a big way: making a mark on the future through land development and demonstrating a commitment to the community by supporting [...]
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Kicking off a transformative future for the YWCA to better provide the supports women need, advocate for strong and healthy families and deepen community relationships. WHAT: The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) [...]
Calgary, AB — May 5, 2016 — The YWCA of Calgary will host its 9th annual YWCA KEEP A ROOF OVER THEIR HEADS® fundraising event tonight starting at 6 p.m. Registered participants, who have been [...]
CALGARY, AB. March 7, 2016 – The results of the 2nd Alberta Men’s Attitudes about Violence against Women are in and show a shift in the right direction. Today, at the YWCA of Calgary a joint [...]
CALGARY, February 5, 2016 – The YWCA of Calgary welcomed Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Veterans Affairs and MP for Calgary-Centre Kent Hehr, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, and MP for Calgary-Skyview, Darshan [...]
Calgary, November 26, 2015 - The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) and Great Gulf Group of Companies are pleased to announce the successful completion of a sale/purchase transaction for the full city block at 320 5th [...]