Women’s HERstory Month at the Women’s Centre

Happy Women’s Herstory Month from the Women’s Centre of Calgary! Here are 8 ways to support the Centre this month and help celebrate the women in our community. Celebrate with us Commemorate International Women’s Day by celebrating with us on March 8th! You can also attend our other events, programs, and workshops happening this March. …

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We Need Your Help to Rebuild Our Community of Support and Connection

This year was one of unprecedented challenges for women across the globe. The pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives – and its disproportionate burden on women has created a sense of urgency for our community to act. Now more than ever, the Women’s Centre has a critical role to play in providing the …

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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 …

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Every Woman’s Place for Connections, Community and Support: Catherine’s Story

Catherine always described herself as a “self-supporting” woman; she worked full-time for over 40 years. After a series of difficult circumstances, Catherine experienced homelessness for the first time as a senior. “I was scared. I had nobody. I had no job. I was losing my apartment. I couldn’t afford to eat. It was a very …

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