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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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Announcing The Recipients Of The 2020 YWCA Cambridge Women of Distinction Awards

YWCA Cambridge is proud to announce the recipients of the 26th annual Women of Distinction awards: Nicole Schiener – Non-Profit or Public Service April Bulmer …

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How Barbies Became A Tool Of Inclusion

Over the last several months YWCA staff have had the opportunity to attend inclusion training sessions. These workshops encouraged us to look at the spaces …

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