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Pandemic Recovery: Building a More Equitable Future for Women

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and deepened inequities in our society, especially for women with intersecting social identities and experiences (such as race, Indigeneity, disability, immigration status, gender identity and income status). As we look towards recovery, how do we ensure that in the future, wealth, work and care responsibilities are more fairly distributed and […]

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Women & Poverty (Online)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Learn about women’s poverty in Calgary and Alberta, and the various ways in which poverty shows up at the Women’s Centre. Discover how the Women’s Centre addresses poverty through its unique peer model and three strategic areas: get assistance, connect with others and work for change. This workshop will be held

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Women and Poverty

Learn about women’s poverty in Calgary and Alberta, and the various ways in which poverty shows up at the Women’s Centre. Discover how the Women’s Centre addresses poverty through its unique peer model and three strategic areas: get assistance, connect with others and work for change. This workshop will be held in-person at the Women’s

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Women and Poverty

Learn about women’s poverty in Calgary and Alberta, and the various ways in which poverty shows up at the Women’s Centre. Discover how the Women’s Centre addresses poverty through its unique peer model and three strategic areas: get assistance, connect with others and work for change. This workshop is open to women-identifying individuals only. No

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It’s Time to Raise the Rates

When you’re living on Social Assistance in Alberta, dreaming big means:  Buying your own groceries Having enough to pay your rent Buying school supplies for your child Not worrying about money every day Did you know that single people who are unable to work receive a base social assistance amount of $833 a month? This

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October is End Poverty Month

Did you know that October is End Poverty Month here in Calgary? At the Women’s Centre, over 52% of women who come to our space identify as living in poverty. Because of this, poverty reduction and alleviation are at the heart of much of what we do, and End Poverty Month is an important time

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Raise the Rates

When you’re living on Social Assistance, dreaming big means: Buying your own groceries Paying off your gas bill Having enough to pay your rent Buying school supplies for your child Not worrying about money every day Being able to go for coffee with a friend New programs and services have gone a long way to

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