Blog Posts from November, 2016

Grow your heart three sizes on #GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday! We’re all aware that the holidays are an exhausting time. Whether you’re a level 10 festive fiend like I am, or you dread...

YWCA and the City of Vancouver breaks ground on Fire Hall No. 5 and YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace

City breaks ground on Fire Hall No. 5 and YWCA Pacific Spirit Terrace, adding 31 units of affordable family housing to Vancouver. VANCOUVER, B.C. –...

YWCA Youth shift media culture

Last weekend, members of the YWCA Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) gathered for the media-literacy conference they have been planning for the past year...

Sexualization in the Media

It’s no surprise that sexualization is a huge issue in today’s modern, largely digital world. From billboards to commercials, even our food can’t...

This holiday season, we're simplifying gift-giving

As we approach another holiday season, many of us begin to feel the pressures this time of year can bring, especially around gift-giving. British...

I’m [still] with Her

" To all the little girls watching...never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world. " -...

What is the value of volunteering while job searching?

As a job seeker, you know that looking for work can be overwhelming and consuming; consequently, you may feel that volunteering while job searching...

Meet the YWCA Youth Advisory Committee!

Once a month for the past year, members of the Strong Girls, Strong World Youth Advisory Committee have gathered to discuss critical issues in the...