YWCA News & Events

YWCA Announces a New Women of Distinction Awards Category

The 37th annual Women of Distinction Awards will take place on May 11, 2020, and this is your opportunity to recognize an outstanding woman or...

Changing Lives for 121 Years

In 2018, the YWCA Metro Vancouver helped change the lives of 46,106 clients and program participants. With the support of our generous donors, we...

YWCA Hotel Is Expanding! Here's Why

A large display with the words “Clang! Sorry! Clang Clang! Really sorry!” hangs curiously on the side of the YWCA Hotel/Residence on Beatty. As...

What Can Meaningful Youth Civic Engagement Look Like?

Abacus Data’s recent Youthquake survey found that 58% of young people believe in the democratic process, specifically voting to influence change, yet...

Free Events During Women Deliver 2019 Conference

Women Deliver 2019 Conference – the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights and wellbeing of women and girls – is coming...

The 2019 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Recipients

YWCA Metro Vancouver is pleased to announce the recipients of its 36th annual Women of Distinction Awards. More than 1,300 guests and volunteers...

Pink Shirt Day: Building Healthy Online Communities In the Age of Cancel Culture

In today’s digital landscape, cancel culture has become a big part of online culture. It can be observed in our day-to-day online interactions, be it...

Using a Critical Lens: 3 Media Literacy Tips for Youth

On November 18 the YWCA Youth Advisory Council hosted its sixth annual youth media literacy conference, YOU th : Deconstructing the World Around You...

We #BelieveHer, but We Need More Than Retweets to Change Culture

At the YWCA, we believe gender equality can only be achieved when women and men work together to create a more just and equal society for everyone...

Deb Bryant Named Incoming CEO of YWCA Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BC (September 5, 2018) — YWCA Metro Vancouver announced today the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Deb Bryant, CEO with the...

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