Blog Posts from November, 2016

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...

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...