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Our View – The YW Blog

June 2020

We’re here for you!

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Our View|

Talia Bell, Vice President, Programs and Services shares a message of hope with our community with a video message. If you or someone you know needs help, YW is here for your right now. [...]

A message to donors

By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: Our View, Uncategorized|

Jan Damery, Vice President, External Relations and Engagement, shares a message with donors to say thank you! YW and the families we support need the help of our amazing donor and community now [...]

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: |

As Alberta and Calgary shift into the new COVID-world, YW is developing forward-thinking plans and adapting to implement the tools and skills we have gained through the pandemic. We are slowly and intentionally re-opening [...]

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 [...]