Imagine That: A BIPOC Youth Guide to Navigating Teenage Identity is a free, virtual, national conference that will take place Friday, August 13th to Saturday, August 14th 2021. Imagine That welcomes Black, Indigenous, and other cisgendered girls, trans and gender nonconforming, and two spirit folks of colour from the ages of 13-16 all across Canada. The title Imagine That stems from Toni Morrison’s essay “The Future of Time,” and her Sarah Lawrence commencement address, which
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help a young mother access mental health support after fleeing an abusive relationship.
give a 15 year-old girl the tools and life skills to build healthy relationships for the rest of her life.
advocate governments for the rights of women and girls disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.
Every day YWCA Edmonton is there for our community, helping families most and offering high quality resources, services, programs and care to those who need us most.
This work touches the lives of thousands of Edmontonians every year, and it’s only possible through the incredible generosity of our community of supporters like you. You are the reason #YWeCan adapt to these challenging times for families in need across Edmonton, and #YWeCan look ahead to a brighter shared future.
This September, please support YWCA Edmonton through our #YWeCan campaign. Together, we can shape this next chapter for Edmonton as we work to build a stronger, healthier and equitable community for all.
Where your money goes
Unless indicated otherwise, your donation will go towards our COVID-19 Response Efforts for the duration of this health crisis. See the difference your donation makes.
Monthly donors receive one consolidated tax receipt annually reflecting their cumulative donations throughout the year.
In 2019, our Counselling Centre provided approximately 4,202 counselling sessions to 426 clients. In a recent survey, 83% of clients said they have learned better coping strategies for the problems they face.
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