Youth

That's Just Me: On texting, positive behaviour, and being inclusive

This is Week 2 in my 8-week reflection series as a facilitator in the That’s Just Me program. This week’s activities worked as a continuation of last...

That's Just Me: On volunteer training and overcoming butterflies

My name is Nathalie and I’m a practicum student here at the YWCA in Vancouver as a part of my social work studies programme in Sweden. During my time...

10 tips for girls to bust gender stereotypes

1. We’re all under the influence. Understand that the media influences us all, no matter what our age and whether we want it to our not. They spend...

YWCA employment centres help jobless youth get ahead

After graduating from McGill University, Lauren moved to Vancouver from her hometown of Montreal in January, 2011, looking for a change of pace and a...

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