Stampeders lead change with PSA to end violence against women

ACWS 'Joie Dery Award' goes to Penny Giacomoni of WINGS of Providence

 

Women's shelters reflect on creating the next 150 years together

 

Media Release

June 14, 2017

 

 

 

 

Female homicide rate sparks calls for Alberta leadership

 

Workplace prevention initiatives empower coworkers & organizations to act

Labour Minister opens workplace training on domestic violence

Hockey Alberta is Leading Change for Women

Media Release  

For Immediate Release
March 8, 2017

 

Hockey Alberta is Leading Change for Women

 

New statistics shed light on family violence in Alberta

Media Release

February 17, 2017

 

New statistics shed light on family violence in Alberta

 

Marching Onward with Next Steps

Media Release
For Immediate Release
January 24, 2017

People from around the world came together this weekend with a roar for women’s equality to inspire hope for the end of violence and abuse.  Amidst all the promising conversations that happened, people were encouraged to continue to take action for a more just and compassionate world – after the marches. 

So what’s next?  The Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters has a few ideas …

Lift Her Up

Media Release                                                                                                December 9, 2

Words Matter

Media Release
November 30, 2016
For Immediate Release

There’s been a lot of discussion this month around the struggles women in politics face both in Alberta and across the border. At a regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, the ACWS Board voted unanimously to make Sandra Jansen, MLA from Calgary North West, an honorary member in recognition of the light she has shone on the dark reality of how women are treated in politics – and the courage that it takes to address it. 

Mayor Don Iveson once again the chair and emcee of the annual Breakfast with the Guys event in Edmonton

November 8, 2016

 

ALBERTA:  Mayor Don Iveson was once again the Chair and emcee of the annual Breakfast with the Guys event in Edmonton with Jesse Lipscombe moderating the panel discussion.

An Opportunity to Acknowlege Excellence in Those who Serve and Support

Media Release
For Immediate Release
June 16, 2016

ALBERTA – At the ACWS Annual General Meeting this evening, we are honoured to recognize excellence in shelter workers and shelter volunteers with our two annual awards.

ACWS Joie Dery Award 2016 recipient:

Bernice Sewell, Director of Operations, Sage Seniors’ Safe House in Edmonton

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