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Young Women's Leadership Council

Young Women’s Leadership Council

Advocate for social justice while you learn about leadership & board governance


Apply to become a volunteer and ask to be placed on the Council

Hours of Operation

Every second Tuesday from 7:30 – 9:00 PM

Meetings run September – April each year, with dates & times determined by each new council


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Volunteer Opportunities

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Help determine the direction of an organization with a world-wide reputation for achieving positive change in the lives of women, their families and communities.

Become a Voting Member

Your membership shows that you advocate for women and support our important work.

Program Overview

The Young Women’s Leadership Council of YWCA Lethbridge and District is a committee dedicated to the empowerment of young women and strives to promote leadership, advocacy, support equality, and wellness of mind, body and spirit.

The Council puts on a variety of events and promotional activities each year that advocate for social justice, all while giving participants the opportunity to learn about board governance. Some examples of events the YWLC have participated in or put on include:

  • Attire to Inspire
  • Warm for the Winter
  • She Sparks My Heart
  • Survivor Love Letters
  • International Women’s Day
  • December 6th National Day of Remembrance
  • Coldest Night of the Year


Intake of applications takes place in early Fall of each year. 




Lorrie Wittke, Youth Services Manager



Who Can Access?

Young women and non-binary persons ages 16-30





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