The Ghomeshi Verdict: Everyone Loses

Thursday, March 24th is the day. It’s the day we hear the verdict in Canada’s most watched sexual assault trial. Jian Ghomeshi, the disgraced radio host, stood trial...

YWCA CEO Jackie Foord: One day. Four women dead.

On Tuesday, a couple hundred Edmonton men came down to Churchill Square and spent their lunch hour walking in high heels. They also raised more than $120,000 for the violence...

Week Without Violence Oct 13-19th

Take part in YWCA Week Without Violence™ October 13 - 19, 2014Each year during the third week of October, Canadians bond with people in over 90 countries around the world to...

Summer Camp Fun

A Camper's Perspective:Hi, my name is Lily and I have been coming to summer camp at YoWoChAs since I was six years old. My brother had already been going to YoWoChAs for three...
Tags: Girls, Leadership

Bald For Beautiful

 I don’t think there’s a time I can recall where I didn’t feel tied to my appearance; self-conscious and always wanting to change who I was and how I looked...

Envisioning a Community-Based Wedding

When planning our wedding, Darren and I envisioned a community-based wedding.  What that meant to us was having our family, friends, and community involved as much as...

Finance & Fiddles

In case you missed our AGM on April 23, 2014 or just wanted to hear the poem one more time! There once was a woman, not so young anymore,Who offered support to the women...

Keep It In The Ring

‘Keep it in the Ring’(*)Edmonton MFC Fighter Vic Valimaki Supports YWCA Edmonton The world of MMA (mixed marital arts) combines excitement, athleticism, strength...
Tags: Fundraising

Sponsor Energy Special Offer

We use energy every day – so why not use our power for good? Did you know that you can empower the YWCA just by paying your energy bill? Sponsor Energy donates 50...

Power of Being a Girl

My name is Erica Yeung, and I had the opportunity to job shadow at YWCA Edmonton under Gini Beaumont, Girls’ Program Coordinator, as part of the U of A’s Job Shadow...