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An Ode To Child Care Workers

Today is Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day. Today, we celebrate and honour the work that YWCA Cambridge child care staff do.

We also, once again, call on the provincial government to give child care workers and parents across the province what they need and what we all deserve: sign the child care agreement with the federal government.

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We Need a Plan to End Ontario’s She-cession: YWCA Ontario and More than 30 Community Advocates in Open Letter to the Province

The following open letter was written by YWCA Ontario, a coalition of the 11 YWCAs in Ontario, and signed by more than 30 activists and …

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YWCA Cambridge partners with YW Kitchener-Waterloo to launch Walk A Mile In Her Shoes this year

Now in its twelfth year, the Waterloo Region Walk A Mile In Her Shoes campaign is remaining virtual, but expanding its reach. YWCA Cambridge, the …

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Meet the 2020 Women of Distinction Award Recipients

Events of 2020 threw some curve balls – to put it lightly. We weren’t able to host our big Women of Distinction awards night at …

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YWCA Cambridge Receives $400,000 Grant from Lyle S. Hallman Foundation To Support Pandemic Response

YWCA Cambridge has received a generous $400,000 Social Impact Grant from the Lyle S. Hallman Foundation as part of the Foundation’s response to the community’s …

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Joint Letter to Minister Alghabra RE: Canada Needs A National Public Transportation Plan

The following letter was co-written by members of the YWCA Ontario Coalition and sent to Minister Alghabra.  [Read the PDF version here] June 21, 2021 …

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