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Orange Shirt Day is not only about remembering the past

Content Warning: anti-Indigenous racism, violence against Indigenous women, systemic racism Orange shirt day is meant to give us all pause and encourage conversations about the …

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What it’s like operating child care centres during a pandemic

While there is no denying the last seven months have been confusing, overwhelming and scary, we wanted to take a moment to shine a little …

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Canada’s first Feminist Economic Recovery 8-Point Plan released today by YWCA Canada and GATE

Released today, A Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for Canada: Making the Economy Work for Everyone, a report co-authored by the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and YWCA Canada, offers an 8-point Plan to tackle systemic barriers and improve economic security for women, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse people.

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YWCA Cambridge In The Time Of COVID-19: We’re still here. We See You

What can we say? Times are…weird? Weird doesn’t even cover it. Our child care centres are closed, our offices are shuttered, our social enterprise (Women’s …

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YWCA Cambridge Postpones Women of Distinction 2020 Awards

As uncertainty around when physical distancing measures will be lifted and in the interest of promoting the safety of all of our community members, YWCA …

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COVID 19 Update

To all YWCA Cambridge families, clients and participants:  We understand and share in your concern around the risks associated with COVID 19 and know you …

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