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Bow Wow WOW! Dog Parade Fundraiser! Registrations Now Open!

Harking (barking?) back to our events in the 30's and 40's, we bring you the YWCA Dog Parade Fundraiser!

 

PRESS RELEASE- YWCA Welcomes Housing Growth Fund

Today, the Victorian Government announced a new Affordable Housing Strategy which includes a fund to assist the growth of community housing, a move that has been welcomed by YWCA Housing and YWCA Victoria

PAST- RACK OFF! Festival

It's back! We're bringing YWCA's annual rock and roll fundraiser and International Women's Day party back to the Tote for a two day rager on March 4 and 5, with photobooth, markets and much more. A celebration and showcase of the talents of women, GNB people and femmes and a chance for us to just have a great party!

FEBRUARY

Each month we celebrate the achievements and milestones of women throughout history.

Feminist News Roundup- January!

It wasn't just the Women's March that made the news this month!

YWCA Performs Its History: A Journey Into the Archive!

Our Historical Programs Coordinator, Jennifer, writes "Although the YWCA have been primarily concerned with making a difference in the lives of women, a necessary complement to that goal is fundraising. One of the most popular forms of fundraising until the latter half of the twentieth century (when the form dropped off quite quickly in popularity) was the Pageant. Not of the beauty variety, these pageants featured YWCA members in elaborate costumes who would perform historical scenes of interest to the community."

What's PAPpening to the SMEAR in 2017?

One of our friends saw some articles regarding changes to the way we *PAP* in 2017. If the changes to your cervix inspections have you vexed, take Dr Kim Pham's hand and she'll guide you through it!

RACK OFF! is BACK...

Rack Off! YWCA Victoria’s annual music festival returns to the Tote for a two day spectacular on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of March.