Youth Advisory Council

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...

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...

Be The Change: Youth Civic Engagement event

In 2015, Youthful Cities found that in regards to youth civic engagement, It’s not that young people aren’t invested in their cities, and don’t have...

#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...

Reflecting on #Cyberbullying: A Pink Shirt Day Event

Sticks and stones may break our bones but the Internet has changed the game entirely. With increased awareness around women’s issues, online...

YAC Year End

This year has been an incredible year for advocacy and social justice. From the Women’s March in January to the #MeToo campaign, issues surrounding...