• Awareness to Action Luncheon

    In recognition of Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, commemorating the victims of the 1989 Montreal massacre, YWCA Banff is hosting a luncheon event, From Awareness to Action on Thursday,… READ MORE

  • CHANGE MAKERS: Celebrating Women

    YWCA Banff invites you to join us at Change Makers, a celebration of women who impact change and inspire action, locally and globally. Special guest Beckie Scott will join the winners of the fifth annual… READ MORE




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    Today is the start of Black History Month!

    Every February, we mark the contributions of Black communities across Canada to the cultural, economic, political and social fabric of this land.

    #CdnPoli #BlackHistoryMonth #GenderEquality #YWCACanadaMovement #YWCAMovement


    Activism Through Art is a new program offered by YWCA Banff that partners local youth with Bow Valley artists to create art with themes of consent, empathy, self-care and inclusion. ⁠

    The next four week series, geared towards teens ages 15-17, kicks off on Thursday, February 27 from 4:00pm to 6:30pm here at YWCA Banff!⁠

    Activism Through Art is completely FREE, dinner is provided, transportation to the YWCA can be arranged, and participants who attend all four weeks will receive a $100 honorarium, plus the opportunity to display their art at a wrap-up celebration in May!⁠

    Participants in the first series gave a resounding two thumbs up for this exciting new program! Sign up your 15-17 year old for the series beginning Feb 27 - spaces are limited!⁠

    REGISTER online at 👉⁠ 👈
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    This could be you! Enter to win the VINEart Raffle, and you could win two Air Canada Return Premium Economy Tickets to anywhere Air Canada flies! And with the airline’s 220+ world-wide destinations, there’s so much to choose from! ⁠

    By purchasing a ticket in the raffle, you’ll be supporting the Bow Valley Women’s Emergency Shelter & Transitional Housing Program and the Bow Valley Higher Ground Project. ⁠

    Visit to enter!

    • There are only 200 tickets available, increasing your chance of winning!
    • Draw date is on March 14, 2020 at VINEart Gala, but don’t worry, you don’t have to be present to win!
    • This draw is open to the public, 18 years and older.⁠
    • Tickets must be purchased within Alberta.

    Good luck, and thank you for supporting the YWCA’s work to create a safe and thriving Bow Valley for all!⁠
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  • Social Enterprise for Social Good

    At YWCA Banff, our mission is to shape a safe and inclusive Bow Valley that empowers women and their community for a better future. This means that our team is committed to supporting women, families,… READ MORE

  • Power of Being A Girl

    YWCA’s Power of Being A Girl and Power of Being A Girl TEEN  conferences have wrapped up for another successful year! Power of Being A Girl TEEN is a day dedicated specifically to girls in… READ MORE