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Thank you to our speakers, audience and sponsors who made SheTalks such an amazing event!  Planning is already underway for next year. Check for updates about next year's lineup on our website.

Special thanks to our event sponsor, Bank of Montreal.

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Thank you to our raffle sponsors for their generous donations.

Lynn Spence

TwoA Jewellery Canada

jmichaels

Anne -Marie Chagnon

Joy Annett Designs

Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa

Rundle Homes 

Winners

Spanner

Banana Republic

VIA Rail Canada

House & Garden Company

 

 

 

Free Community Screening: A Better Man

We are thrilled to be hosting a free screening of A Better Man in partnership with the City of Cambridge & YWCA Canada's Week Without Violence

Monday, October 16th at 7pm | Cambridge Centre for the Arts - Toyota Room

“I wish I could have been a better man.”

On a hot summer night 22 years ago, 18-year-old Attiya Khan ran through the streets, frightened for her life. She was fleeing her ex-boyfriend Steve, who’d been abusing her on a daily basis.

Now, all these years later, Attiya has asked Steve to meet. She wants to know how he remembers their relationship and if he is willing to take responsibility for his violent actions.

This emotionally raw first meeting, filmed by Attiya with Steve’s consent, is the starting point for A Better Man. The rough footage also marks a new beginning in Attiya’s own recovery process—as well as an important starting point for Steve. For the first time ever, he speaks of the abuse and cracks opens the door to dealing with the past.

Illuminating a new paradigm for domestic-violence prevention, A Better Man offers a fresh and nuanced look at the healing and revelation that can happen for everyone involved when men take responsibility for their abuse. It also empowers audience members to play new roles in challenging domestic violence, whether it’s in their own relationships or as part of a broader movement for social change.

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE

Attiya Khan & Lawrence Jackman
2017 | 79 min | Rated 14A

 


Girls' Programs: Fall Schedule

Here is a list of our upcoming Programs for Fall 2017! All programs are completely free, and registration forms can be filled out here. 

More programs and events from our various YWCA Cambridge programs and WIGG events coming soon! If you have any issues or questions please contact us.

This season, we invite you to join in the celebration of education, empowerment and employment by sponsoring a graduate from our Small Steps to Success Program!

The award winning Walk-a-Mile in Her Shoes is back!

Join us for the 8th annual event at 12:00 pm Saturday, May 27th 2017 at the Cambridge City Hall

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Join us to celebrate the incredible women in our community! 

Wednesday March 28th, 2018 at Cambridge City Hall (Bowman Room)

Women of Distinction is YWCA Cambridge's premiere annual fundraiser which honours local women who through their own initiative, ability and effort, have made an exemplary achievement in their field; women who are outstanding role models because of their goals and the way they have achieved these goals. 

In partnership with the City of Cambridge and with the support of Male Allies, YWCA Cambridge is holding a half-day conference entitled Equal Are We.

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As a member agency of YWCA Canada, YWCA Cambridge is part of a national movement known as the country’s oldest and largest women's multi-service organization, the largest national provider of shelter, literacy, life skills, employment and counselling programs, and is the second largest provider of childcare services in Canada.

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