Youth

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...

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...

Welcome to My Life: Finding time to volunteer as a student

This is part one of a 3-part series about Welcome to My Life , a YWCA Youth Education program designed to help Grade 7 girls make smart choices as...

What can we do to bring an end to bullying?

A pink shirt is no longer just a pink shirt. In 2016, it’s a symbol for anti-bullying and it’s worn by hundreds of thousands of people across the...

Pink Shirt Day event: Cyberbullying and how we can help stop it

We live in a world more connected than ever, with internet access wherever we go. Social networking sites like Snapchat, Instagram, and Ask.fm...

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