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Our View – The YW Blog

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. [...]

June 2018

5 years since the flood

By |June 25th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

Last week marked five years since the June floods submerged Calgary and left many of citizens and organizations in crisis mode. The YW was deeply impacted by flooding, so we spoke with Sue Tomney, [...]

Terry Crews: The triple threat

By |June 15th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

You may know him as the face of Old Spice, or as Bedlam in Deadpool 2 or as the yogurt-loving Terry Jeffords in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, we know Terry Crews as an actor, an artist, one of the most thoughtful voices [...]

May 2018

Steps Toward a Healthier Future

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Our View|

YW Counselling provides tools and strategies to manage strong emotions and help build healthy families. Lana Bentley, Program Operations Director, shares more about the program and how it benefits YW clients: Q: When the YW [...]

Mother’s Day

By |May 11th, 2018|Categories: Our View|Tags: , |

Mother’s Day is bittersweet day at YW. Women who find their way to YW are often fleeing abuse, experiencing poverty, homelessness or isolation. Some have left their homes because they’re no longer safe and [...]

April 2018