Young People

Young People imageYoung people are at the centre of what we do. What we learn from you helps us build stronger communities, support other service providers and lead positive change at local, state and national levels. Our goal is to ensure that young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds have every opportunity to succeed in Australia. Join our cause – get informed, get connected and get involved by checking out what CMY has on offer for you.
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This information sheet is for frontline staff working with young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds that have migrated to Australia on a Special Category (subclass 444) visa... Read More
10/07/18
CMY’s building employment partnerships to help create more opportunities for young people looking for that first job. Pratima Ratudi was supported into an opportunity with AFL Victoria Diversity Progr... Read More
28/06/18
The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) is pleased to invite you to our statewide forum: Multicultural Youth Mentoring – Emerging Practices Come and hear about some emerging practices in youth mentor... Read More
14/06/18
"The majority of refugee and migrant young Australians feel strongly that they belong here, despite almost half experiencing some form of discrimination or unfair treatment in the past twelve months,"... Read More
13/06/18
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CMY's Strategic Plan 2018-2022 outlines our four key focus areas over the next five years, in our work supporting young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Read More
30/05/18
The 2018/19 Victorian State Budget opens up significant opportunities in a range of areas that resonate with young people’s futures. Strengthening multicultural young people’s opportunities will build... Read More
01/05/18
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A lot has changed in the ten years since CMY's Settling In report was published. The percentage of Victoria’s population who are 12 – 24 years old has shrunk slightly but grown more diverse – with mor... Read More
20/04/18
CMY Office: Fairy lights and flowers framed the sparkling conversations and busy networking that were central to the Meet Your Mentor event held at the CMY office last week. The Meet your Mentor Even... Read More
01/03/18
Eleven participants, of Iraqi, Syrian and Ethiopian backgrounds, from CMY's Youth Transitions Support Pilot Program enjoyed a day of surf, sand, sea and lifesaving skills at Altona Beach yesterday. Th... Read More
12/01/18
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
29/11/17