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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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Volunteer Appreciation Event

We would like to invite our volunteers to a day of appreciation! We will be having our annual volunteer appreciation event in person this year on Tuesday, November 2 at the Centre.   To maintain social distancing, we will have three different times available to celebrate with each other: 10:00am -12:30 pm 1:00-3:30 pm 5:00-7:30

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Three Ways to Support Our Holiday Toy Room: Donations, Toy Drives and Volunteering

In a year of disruption and uncertainty, the Women’s Centre’s Holiday Toy Room program hopes to bring a bit of relief and holiday joy to Calgary women and their families. Each year, for 10 days in December, the Women’s Centre’s space is transformed into a gift centre. In the weeks leading up to the program

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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

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Reconciliation

The Women’s Centre Reconciliation training workshop will provide some details of Indigenous history for background and context to some of the issues impacting Indigenous populations. The workshop applies a gender lens on colonization and the barriers faced by Indigenous women in particular. We will also explore Indigenous social issues and decolonization. Participants of the Reconciliation

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