Women leaders engage neighbours in the municipal election

Women participants of the Making Votes Count project are taking action.

They are working with community organizations and their neighbours to make their views known to candidates.

They are sharing with others why voting matters. To find out how to get involved, go to Making Votes Count Where We Live or visit www.makingvotescount.ca.

Celebrating 10 Years - Our New Website

Welcome to the new City for All Women's Initiative (CAWI) website! We are proud to celebrate 10 years by honouring the women, partners, and community that have propelled us to where we are today. We continue our work to advance gender equality and equity in the City of Ottawa.

Thank you to all the hard work that our CAWI members, staff, web developer, translator and graphic designer have contributed to the relaunch of CAWI's website.

To all the women, community leaders, academics and partners who continue to support us - we thank you!

Report on how to increase voter turnout among low-income residents released March 5th, 2014

The City for All Women Initiative (CAWI) and the Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centers (CHRC) invite the community, in the presence of the Mayor of Ottawa and members of City Council, to recognize local women as Civic Engagement Ambassadors and to witness the release of a report on how to increase civic engagement among low income residents.