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Clare Conroy

Meet a Member – Clare Conroy
4 September 2014

This article is the first in our new member profile series. Our members tell us that one of the things they really love about being part of our community, is getting to know likeminded women. So, each month, we’ll feature an interview with a member, so you can get to know each other a little better. […]

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Staff Snapshot – Leani Viljoen
4 September 2014

  At YWCA Canberra, we’re really proud of the vibrancy and diversity of our staff team. We’ll be bringing you regular Staff Snapshots so you can meet our team and find out a bit more about the people behind our programs and services. First up, meet Leani Viljoen, our Manager of People and Capability! Can you […]

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RAP 2014 cover

A new chapter in our Reconciliation journey
4 September 2014

We are really excited to have launched our third Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) on Wednesday 13 August 2014, at our Lanyon Youth and Community Centre. A RAP is a tool designed by Reconciliation Australia to help organisations build positive relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the wider Australian community. Our RAP formalises […]

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Clubhouse Coordinator, Lach and a Clubhouse member working on some programming.

YWCA Canberra Computer Clubhouse Grand Opening
4 September 2014

After months of planning and building our Computer Clubhouse into an innovative and exciting out-of-school learning space, YWCA Canberra along with our wonderful partners, are ready to officially launch the Clubhouse with our Grand Opening on Friday 10 October! YWCA Canberra’s Computer Clubhouse is an innovative, creative, out-of-school learning space where young people from underserved […]

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Eat, Pay, Love – a new way to show your support this Anti-Poverty Week!
4 September 2014

V Spot Café is hosting an Eat, Pay, Love dinner as part of Anti-Poverty Week in Canberra! The profits from the evening will be donated to YWCA Canberra to support our Lanyon Food Hub. An Eat, Pay, Love dinner means you can enjoy a restaurant meal with no set prices. Guests are asked to pay […]

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Launching our Reconciliation Action Plan
28 July 2014

YWCA Canberra launched its Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at a lunchtime event at the Mura Lanyon Youth and Community Centre last Wednesday. The launch was a celebration of the work YWCA Canberra has contributed as a champion for reconciliation in the Canberra community. It was attended by Ngunnawal Elder Aunty Agnes Shea, local school […]

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