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April 24, 2018




Lethbridge, AB – Every year on April 24th, YWCAs around the world celebrate World YWCA Day. It’s a day to observe our common membership and achievements in a movement that advances the human rights and leadership of women, young women and girls. It’s also a time to recognize our movement’s efforts in creating positive change for all women around the world.

The theme of this year’s celebration is “Find Your Voice. Share Your Story!” World YWCA’s vision states ‘By 2035, one hundred million young women and girls transform power structures to create justice, gender equality and a world without violence and war; leading a sustainable YWCA movement, inclusive of all women.’

To celebrate World YWCA Day on the local level, YWCA Lethbridge & District is hosting a

YWCA Lethbridge World YWCA Day Wine & Cheese

Friday, April 27th
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

YWCA Lobby
604 8th Street South, Lethbridge

The media is invited to this event to learn what YWCAs – locally, nationally and internationally – are doing to advance the human rights and leadership of women, young women and girls.


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About YWCA Lethbridge & District

Since 1949, YWCA Lethbridge & District has been committed to enhancing the lives of women with programs and services that empower them, support equality and promote wellness of mind, body and spirit. The organization works to achieve positive change in the lives of women and their families by providing strong leadership & mentoring opportunities for women and girls; advocating for women with government & other stakeholders; and through the delivery of programs & services that empower women and girls and promote social & economic well-being. Part of the global YWCA movement and Imagine Canada-certified, YWCA Lethbridge & District is open to women of all ages, cultures and beliefs and is committed to the value of every human being.


For more information, contact:

Nancy Stuart, Development & Communications Manager
403-329-0088  |  partnerships@ywcalethbridge.org