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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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Guest Blog: Some Things For Allies To Think About Before “Checking In” On Their Indigenous Friends

I am not ready to be a personal resource for you. No one First Nations, Metis or Inuit individual can tell you exactly how it has been for all of us. We do not all have the same experience and do not all see things the exact same way. Asking me to share my story with you will still not give you the bigger picture as to everything that has happened through generations of genocide. If you’re messaging to check in, do not dig for more details about my personal story. I will share when I am ready.

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YWCA Ontario 2021 Provincial Budget Analysis: Ontario Fails To Deliver On “She-covery” Efforts

The province has acknowledged that Ontario is in a “she-cession.” However, the budget released this week does not offer us a “she-covery.”

While women are mentioned in the budget document 27 times, there are few new or significant investments to support the economic empowerment and well-being of women.

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Ontario YWCA Coalition Releases Vision for an “Equitable, Gender-Responsive Budget” in Joint Pre-Budget Submission to the Minister of Finance

Ontario YWCA Coalition Releases Vision for an “Equitable, Gender-Responsive Budget” in Joint Pre-Budget Submission to the Minister of Finance. [Click here for a PDF of …

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YWCA Cambridge Launches Catch The Ace Online Lottery To Raise Much-Needed Funds

CAMBRIDGE — You can now try to catch the ace in support of YWCA Cambridge, a local nonprofit that provides child care, camps and a …

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