Blog Posts from October, 2016

Networking - the missing link to employment

Does the word networking cause you to break out into a cold sweat or make you want to run and hide? You are not alone. Why not reframe the entire...

Living in limbo: we can end hardships for Mothers without Legal Status

At the YWCA, decades of experience have shown us that when we meet the needs of women on the margins, all women benefit. It’s why we continue with...

The value of employment programs: Skills Max

"Why would I invest my time in a 6-week program? I'm sure I can already get a minimum wage job in the service industry on my own." This is a valid...

YWCA Week without Violence: 20 years of fighting violence against women

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of YWCA Week Without Violence in what has been a watershed year for the topic. The sexual assault cases of Jian...

Strong Girls, Strong World summit unites young leaders

Young women from YWCA's and YMCA's in 10 cities across Canada gathered over a warm September weekend at YMCA Geneva Park in Ontario for the national...