Chantelle Krish

International Women's Day - Celebrating Women's Successes

International Women’s Day gives us a powerful way to celebrate women’s achievements and to advocate for greater action and investment to create an...

Advocacy Roundup: January/February 2016

At the YWCA, we advocate for changes that support the full realization of women’s equality. What does this look like? It can be anything from policy...

December 6 – The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

On December 6, 1989, 14 women students at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal were killed in an act of gender-based violence. In 1991, the Parliament...

Ways you can combat cyberviolence

Cyberviolence happens in Canada and around the world. According to the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women , "Girls and young women '...

It’s Time for Reconciliation

On Sunday, thousands marched in the Walk for Reconciliation in Ottawa, to remember and honour the tragic experiences of Canada’s indigenous people as...

Soul food: at YWCA Crabtree Corner every program begins with a meal

Few things bring people together like a meal. Eating around a table, sharing stories and connecting with others has been a fundamental part of...

Advocacy Roundup

At the YWCA, we advocate for changes that support the full realization of women’s equality. What does this look like? It can be anything from policy...

YWCA, City of Vancouver and Vancouver Public Library Break Ground for YWCA Cause We Care House

VPL, City of Vancouver and YWCA mark project milestone VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouver Public Library, the City of Vancouver, and YWCA Metro Vancouver...

Vancouver Lights the Night and Says No to Violence against Women

On December 6, 1989, fourteen women were murdered at L’Ecole Polytechnique. Twenty five years later, landmarks across Canada will Light the Night to...

Creations for Crabtree Corner: local jewellery designer supports YWCA Crabtree Corner

Benée Rubin is a long-time resident on Vancouver’s Eastside and feels a deep connection to the community and its residents. Benée wanted to use her...

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