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Month: July 2019

Shaya MacDonald – On the Indian Act, Sex-Based Discrimination and Reconciliation

Shaya MacDonald, Member of YWCA Canada's Reconciliation Action Committee shares her personal reflections on what the discriminatory nature of the Indian Act has meant for her and all her relations.
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YWCA Goes Global: Lessons from YWCA of Taiwan

YWCA Canada's Manager of Programs & Projects, Sydney Piggott, reflects on her experience visiting YWCA of Taiwan.
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YWCA Canada’s Anjum Sultana represents Canada in advance of G7 Summit in France

Anjum Sultana, YWCA Canada’s Manager of Public Policy & Strategic Communications was chosen by Young Diplomats of Canada to represent Canada at the 2019 G7 Youth (Y7) Summit in Paris, France from June 10-14. Anjum was one of four Canadian delegates tasked with representing the voices of Canadian youth at the highest levels of global diplomacy. Internationally, Anjum is the first YWCA affiliated person to represent their nation in Y7 processes and is embodying World YWCA’s mission of ‘transform[ing] power structures to create justice, gender equality and a world without violence and war’.
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Release: YWCA Canada’s Server Hacked

On Monday, July 08 and as we returned to our offices for the week ahead, we learned that YWCA Canada’s server was hacked. Please read our release.
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The Power of Storytelling to Educate, Mobilize and Organize! Reflections from Rosalind Gunn on CanStudyUS Study Tour to Washington DC

Rosalind Gunn, Director of Marketing & Communications at YWCA Cambridge, was selected by YWCA Canada to go to the 2019 Ryerson University CanStudyUS Tour to Washington DC. In her blog post, she reflects on the power of storytelling and more to educate, mobilize and organize.
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Brenda Okorogba named one of Canada’s Top 25 Immigrants! 

Brenda Okorogba, Member of Leadership Summit Animation Team (LSAT) of YWCA Canada’s Think Big! Lead Now! Young Women’s National Leadership Program, receives prestigious honour!
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