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Our View – The YW Blog

December 2018

Be a light of hope this holiday

By |December 14th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

On any given night, more than 170 women and children sleep in a YW Calgary shelter because there they are safe. The holidays bring a variety of emotions for the women, children and men [...]

November 2018

Can you live on $627 a month?

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

Can you live on $627 a month? Think about how much you spend on your most basic needs like shelter, food and transportation? Could you find housing for under $627? Could you then afford [...]

October 2018

September 2018

Visibility and Pride

By |September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Our View|

This weekend Calgary gets ready to gather as a community and celebrate Pride. Many of you may have seen the other Pride marches in towns and cities across the world showcasing the vibrant rainbows and [...]

August 2018

July 2018

GUEST BLOG: Anti-racism

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: , |

For Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, we are featuring a blog written by a YW team member on her experiences with Apartheid and the institutionalized racism found in North American and Canadian culture.  I’m black. [...]