Social Change

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. " -...

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...

Living in limbo: we can end hardships for Mothers without Legal Status

At the YWCA, decades of experience have shown us that when we meet the needs of women on the margins, all women benefit. It’s why we continue with...

Strong Girls, Strong World summit unites young leaders

Young women from YWCA's and YMCA's in 10 cities across Canada gathered over a warm September weekend at YMCA Geneva Park in Ontario for the national...

Top 5 reasons to volunteer in the new school year

The hustle and bustle of the new school year is beginning, meaning orientations and new classes are underway for students. For many, the new school...

How 'Being Me' helped me achieve my goals

My name is Megan McKillop, and I will be graduating from Simon Fraser University in October 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. I majored in...

Welcome to My Life: Why you should volunteer too!

This is the last of a three-part series about Welcome to My Life , a YWCA Youth Education program designed to help Grade 7 girls make smart choices...

Welcome to My Life: Why I stayed as a volunteer

This is part two of a three-part series about Welcome to My Life , a YWCA Youth Education program designed to help Grade 7 girls make smart choices...

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