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Creating the Perfect Elevator Pitch

Picture this: You are invited to a party. You’re a pretty social person, so you’re excited about the prospect. But then, it hits you. You are...

CARF accredits our YWCA Employment Services Centres

The YWCA Employment Services Centres have been awarded a three-year CARF accreditation – the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an...

Addressing Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Sentiment in Canada

At the peak of this summer’s Anti-Islam rally, more than 4,000 counter protesters swarmed Vancouver City Hall . The organizers and supporters of the...

Risky Click: Talking about online pornography

I first heard of Gale Dines when a friend sent me her TedXTalk, Growing Up in a Pornified Culture . According to Dines – a Professor of Sociology and...

Didn’t get the job? Seven tips on how to deal with job rejection

No one likes rejection, but as a job seeker it’s important to be aware that each rejection is another step towards securing employment. When dealing...

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...

Dismantling the Barriers to Reporting Sexual Assault

Public concern about the treatment of sexual assault victims in the criminal justice system has reached new heights, as has public pressure to reduce...

Create an Inclusive Workforce this September

In 2014 the BC Government proclaimed September BC Disability Employment Month – an initiative that aims to celebrate people with disabilities in the...

We gave sexist music videos warning labels to alert young people

They don’t want you to stop and think…we do If you’ve spent any time watching music videos on-line recently, you likely know that sexualization is...

International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Our voices are diverse in Canada and protecting that diversity is a cause we should all support. August 9 is the United Nations’ International Day of...

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