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Brion's Journey to Employment

Did you know that over 330,000 working-age British Columbians identify as having a disability? Inclusive hiring is such an important practice, but...

15 Movies That Defy Gender Stereotypes

It’s January in Vancouver… and by that we mean it’s dark 23 hours of the day and raining 99% of the time. Perfect movie weather! Unfortunately...

New Year Resolutions That Matter

It’s 2020 and the years of resolutions being based on physical appearance are gone. Here are some resolution ideas that really matter, to kick-start...

The Joy of Giving Back - Roberta's Story

For Roberta Beiser, the desire to give back to her community began at a young age. In high school, she became involved with the Hi-Y Club, a former...

Make Twice the Impact This Holiday Season

As the holidays approach, many of us are excited to spend time with our family and friends, relax, share delicious meals and exchange presents. The...

How to Show Support, Stand in Solidarity this December 6th

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women December 6, 2019 marks 30 years since 14 women were murdered at L’Ecole...

YWCA Music Programs

Moms make melodies and memories with their babies Music has the ability to transform lives and connect people. “Music can change the world,”...

Reframing the Approach to FASD Prevention and Treatment

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is the leading cause of preventable developmental disability among Canadian children. 1 The result of prenatal...

Giving Teens the Tools They Need to Date Safe

Did you know that 54% of girls between ages 15 and 19 experience sexual coercion in dating relationships 1 or that youth experiencing violence,...

New YWCA Employment Programs Address the Unique Needs of Diverse Communities

Canada’s unemployment rate has fluctuated between 5.4 and 5.8% in 2019, with record-breaking employment gain in the spring. While these numbers are...

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