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Author: Grace Atkinson

Grace Atkinson

Grace Atkinson is a social worker living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Currently, she is the Coordinator of Youth Initiatives, the December 6th Microloan Program, and the Nova Scotia Trafficking Elimination Partnership (NSTEP) at YWCA Halifax. She believes that centering and celebrating youth voices can lead to profound social change.

Think Big, Look Back, Start Small: YWCA Halifax Wins the Michele Landsberg Community Award

A woman looks at a black and white photo exhibit of black men and women.

The Michele Landsberg Community Award is a $5,000 award named after renowned Canadian journalist Michele Landsberg. It recognizes organizations doing exceptional work in encouraging girls and young women to raise awareness of issues related to equality through media.   As the Youth Programs Coordinator for YWCA Halifax, I consider myself very fortunate to spend my time […]



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