Youth

Meet the Mentor: Megan Leslie

Mentoring is a cherished tradition for many people across the lower mainland. It’s a relationship that enriches both sides for years to come. Megan...

Meaning through Mentorship

It can be challenging as a working adult to seek out the time and motivation to volunteer. As a young software professional, I have been known to...

Get your first job this summer

School’s out for summer! Students couldn’t be more excited for the dog days of summer to start–especially after such a long and wet winter. Although...

Celebrating Youth: BC Youth Week 2017 events

It's BC Youth Week for first week of May. Young people have always played an active role in the way society has been shaped and now more so than ever...

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...

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