Racism and Discrimination

The current media reporting and political commentary on the issues of youth crime in Victoria is deeply concerning to me as the CEO of the Centre for Multicultural Youth. We work with young people of... Read More
Over the past few weeks, there has been a barrage of media commentary about the involvement of young people from African backgrounds, especially South Sudanese, in crime. A recent A Current Affair pie... Read More
VicHealth, CSIRO’s Data61 and the Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network (MYAN) released a report looking at the trends impacting young refugees and migrants’ wellbeing last week. The Bright Futures: Sp... Read More
  Game Plan is a suite of resources to support sports clubs to increase their cultural diversity and to attract and retain young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in sport and sports clubs... Read More
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The public perception of young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds is often associated with crime or offending behaviour. Unbalanced media stories sometimes reinforce these stereotypes. This p... Read More
On 9th September 2014, CMY celebrated 25 years of service to multicultural young people across Victoria. To mark this occassion, CMY held a symposium that brought together some of Australia’s foremost... Read More
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Despite the diversity of the Victorian community, racism is an everyday reality for young people of migrant and refugee background. Against this backdrop, debate about our cultural diversity has in re... Read More
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An introduction to racism and what different organisations do in response to racism in schools.  Read More
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This report explores what was discussed at the Race Relations: Racism in Victoria Youth Forum. The forum brought young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds together, to challenge and equip them... Read More
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On 4 April 2013, CMY hosted the first Statewide Forum for 2013 on racism in Victoria. The forum addressed contemporary manifestations of racism; the legal architecture relating to racial discriminatio... Read More