Contact Spring/Summer 2022
YWCA Housing Updates
YWCA Metro Vancouver has recently opened the doors and welcomed residents to YWCA Moiz and Nadia Place in Richmond and has an exciting new project in Burnaby underway.
Three YWCA staff committees – Truth & Reconciliation, Gender Inclusion and Racial Equity – have been busy supporting and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) across YWCA Metro Vancouver.
To mark the organization’s 125th anniversary, YWCA Metro Vancouver launched ‘Rewrite Feminism’ - a creative campaign that takes well-known feminist sayings and re-writes them to centre and celebrate diversity and inclusion.
Reserved for Her championed by Scotiabank
On March 8, International Women’s Day, we made public a statue-less statue base and invited all self-identifying women to step up onto the platform and claim their spot.
Learn about two exciting new employment programs: Off the Leash, that prepares job seekers aged 15-30 for entry-level careers in the pet and animal care industry and PRISM Employment Support Services in partnership with QMUNITY.
As we step into our 125th anniversary year and the final year of our Next 125 campaign, it is an opportunity to reflect on our history and recognize the dedication and generosity of our community in supporting women and families as they pursue their goals and dreams.
YWCA Health + Fitness partners with Simon Fraser University to hire students who want to learn the behind-the-scenes business and operations of a fitness centre. Learn how Mithila found her balance through this program.