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May 2020

April 2020

Cheers to volunteers!

By |April 19th, 2020|Categories: Our View|Tags: |

April 19 to 25, 2020 is National Volunteer Week, a time to celebrate and thank volunteers across Canada. This year’s theme is it’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers which rings true more than [...]

How to Support YW During COVID-19

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: Our View|Tags: |

YW Calgary is working hard to limit COVID-19’s impact on the vulnerable women and families we support. While some of our programs are closed, we cannot stop providing our critical services which include our [...]

March 2020

COVID-19 Income Supports

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Our View|Tags: |

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges in all of our lives. The situation has impacted many of us financially, but it can be difficult to know where to turn for support. In addition [...]

YW Calgary COVID-19 Update

By |March 13th, 2020|Categories: Our View|Tags: |

YW Calgary Coronavirus Update: May 25, 2020 YW Calgary has been working diligently and closely monitoring the developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in our city, our province and across the globe. YW Calgary is taking our [...]

Alberta Budget 2020

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: Our View, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Alberta’s economy is moving through some significant challenges – so too are its people. The YWCAs of Alberta are pleased to be able to continue to do this work with the support of Alberta [...]

Power Shift: Women’s Economic Inclusion

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: Our View|

Women are ready, willing and able to lead the future of our economy. YW Calgary envisions an inclusive economy where there is an equitable shift in power and resources so people of all genders [...]

February 2020

Guest Blog: #MeToo and what comes next

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Our View|

In the era of hashtags, wokeness, -isms and anti-, and at the risk of exposing my age, I must ask: Does anyone remember MySpace?! Having experienced a transient upbringing, for me it became a [...]

January 2020

YW Celebrates Black History Month

By |January 28th, 2020|Categories: Our View|

Black History Month, otherwise known as Black Futures Month starts on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Calgary is home to a vibrant and diverse black community that spans continents, cultures and identities. This diversity brings [...]

Stopping Domestic Violence Before it Starts

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Our View|

Domestic abuse can affect any member of the family - parents, children, siblings and extended family or friends. For those experiencing abuse or violence, the impacts last for years – or even lifetimes. It [...]