To challenge imposed gender stereotypes that create an atmosphere of constraint and oppression.
To create women-specific solutions through innovation and collaboration.
To advocate for institutional investment of women’s issues, with a focus on our priority groups, including newcomer/immigrant women, those with a disability, and young girls at risk of exploitation.
To be a credible and leading resource for women’s issues in York Region.
To address the obstacles faced by girls and women in accessing appropriate services, including language barriers, lack of cultural sensitivity/understanding, familiarity of services, accessibility and perception of otherness.
To create positive and measurable change for women’s quality of life through the implementation of sustainable programs and initiatives.
To support women throughout their life stages (adolescence, young adult, mature adult, ageing adult).