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News & Events from the YWCA | Monthly Archives: April 2015

YWCA ACCESS DURING BRIDGE CLOSURE

The University Bridge from College Drive to 25th Street downtown will be closed May 4 to August 30 for repairs. A single walkway will remain open for pedestrian traffic. If you’re driving or biking to YWCA Saskatoon or Fitness on 25th, your trip might take a few more minutes. Here are the suggested routes from […]

YWCA GOALS — CLOSE TO HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD

You can find the YWCA in many cities around the world–all part of a larger movement, World YWCA. Many goals of the YWCA are reflected in the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).               At a panel discussion in Geneva this month, the World YWCA discussed persistent gender inequalities that have continued to undermine these […]

DREAM CAREERS BEGINNING NOW FOR YWCA TRADE JOURNEY PARTICIPANTS

Saskatoon, SK—a group of 10 Saskatoon women are stepping forward to begin their dream careers in the construction trades. May 1st marks an important milestone in the group’s journey as they complete the 16 weeks of intensive training provided through the YWCA Trade Journey program, including a three week work placement with local employers. This […]

ESSENTIAL SKILLS COLLABORATION

YWCA Toronto to provide Essential Skills for Employment in Saskatoon   In March, 2015, YWCA Toronto hosted the first Essential Skills for Employment (ESE) Project Learning Forum. This national team came together for two days to discuss promising practices, the overall vision of the project, the plan for the future of this initiative. Through the ESE project, […]

2015 WOMEN OF DISTINCTION NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Joan Borsa to receive Women of Distinction Lifetime Achievement Award   Saskatoon, SK—Professor Joan Borsa has been named the 2015 Women of Distinction Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Borsa is a prominent member of Saskatchewan’s art community and a leading academic in the fields of gender, representation, and cultural studies. Her legacy has established our province’s […]

EMPLOYER MEET & GREET WITH DAKOTA DUNES

Join us on April 15th for the next Employer Meet & Greet with Dakota Dunes Casino (SIGA). Wednesday April 15th 1:30 to 2:30pm 2nd floor – Room 206 YWCA Saskatoon 510 25th Street East For more information call (306) 244-7034 ext 176 or email jmensah@ywcasaskatoon.com The Dakota Dunes Casino is a vibrant venue full of entertainment and hospitality! Located […]