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Building Lasting Connections Through Mentorship

Every year the YWCA High School Mentorship Program matches grade 11 and 12 girls with professional female mentors in their prospective career field...

YWCA Thrift Shop: 5 Tips for a Successful Thrift

You might know about the YWCA Thrift Shop, one of the three social enterprises that help fund YWCA programs and services. Visiting the YWCA Thrift...

Pride 2018 Events in Vancouver

Vancouver is home to a large and diverse LGBTQ2+ community. This past May, Vancouver City Council declared 2018 “The Year of the Queer” in Vancouver...

Free or low-cost summer activities for families in Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is the best place to be when the sun is shining. Unfortunately, summer around here goes by fast. Before you know it, the kids are...

Our shared role in Reconciliation

Advancing Reconciliation is critical to breaking down barriers to equality and building resilient, sustainable communities. We recognize the ongoing...

Tips for employers to address sexual harassment

At a time where women are speaking out about their experiences of workplace sexual harassment, employers have the opportunity to take responsibility...

Youth Advisory Council empowers youth to be change makers in the community

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a grassroots program empowering youth in Metro Vancouver to become advocates for social change and achieve gender...

National Volunteer Week 2018

Every year for National Volunteer Week , we share stories about our inspiring volunteers to recognize their dedication to helping YWCA Metro...

#YWCAInspiringWomen: How the Youth Advisory Council celebrated International Women's Day

International Women’s Day takes place every year on March 8 and it’s a time celebrate women's achievements. We have made large leaps towards gender...

2018 Women of Distinction Awards | Announcing the Icon Award

The YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards is thrilled to announce the Right Honourable Kim Campbell as the recipient of the 2018 Icon...

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