Volunteers Grow Gardening Activities at the Women’s Centre

During the initial shutdown due to the pandemic, the peer volunteers were helping women stay connected to the Women’s Centre through connections phone calls, but the Centre itself was very quiet. On a particularly slow day, some volunteers wandered into the Centre’s side yard and became inspired to create a community garden. Since then they …

Volunteers Grow Gardening Activities at the Women’s Centre Read More »

Reconciliation at the Women’s Centre

In 2019, the Women’s Centre’s Truth and Reconciliation committee hosted a Tea and Bannock at the Centre in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day. This was a kick start to a successful year filled with plenty of opportunities for women to learn about Indigenous history and culture. The Aboriginal Friendship Centre facilitated culture awareness workshops …

Reconciliation at the Women’s Centre Read More »

Covid-19 Response

Updated/edited March 17: Due to concerns around the spread of COVID-19, and effective immediately, the Women’s Centre will be closed to the public indefinitely. We will be available by phone only beginning Monday, March 23 from 9:30am-3:30pm Mondays-Thursdays. We will communicate information about the Women’s Centre as it becomes available. If you are in need …

Covid-19 Response Read More »

Women Improve Their Communities Through Leadership with Women Lead YYC

Women Lead YYC is a free leadership program offered at the Women’s Centre of Calgary that takes place over a period of six weeks. The program’s goal is to support, encourage and connect Calgary women who want to improve their communities through leadership. I was lucky enough to participate in the fifth cohort of Women …

Women Improve Their Communities Through Leadership with Women Lead YYC Read More »

Scroll to Top Skip to content