Youth

YWCA Young Women's National Leadership Summit brings together youth leaders

Last year, through my participation in YWCA Metro Vancouver’s Youth Advisory Committee , I was given the opportunity to join YWCA Canada’s Leadership...

Canada 150: Celebrating Young Women's Leadership in BC

In celebration of Canada's 150 th anniversary, YWCA Metro Vancouver is pleased to host the event, Canada 150: Celebrating Young Women's Leadership in...

Addressing cyberbullying with children

When it comes to pink shirts, kindness is one size fits all. It’s worn by hundreds of thousands of people across the world for one day in February:...

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...

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...

The value of employment programs: Skills Max

"Why would I invest my time in a 6-week program? I'm sure I can already get a minimum wage job in the service industry on my own." This is a valid...

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...

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