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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The ‘Le Mana’ (Empower) Pasifika Project will help to build connected communities and a sense of belonging for Pasifika young people in Victoria. The Le Mana workers will support these young people in... Read More
16/05/17
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In 2016 the first Australian Digital Inclusion Index was released, recognising the enormous role access to and engagement with digital technology and the internet plays in facilitating the economic an... Read More
25/01/17
Youth unemployment is a growing concern in Australia, with the unemployment rate for those aged 15 to 24 more than twice the national figure (BSL, 2016). Additionally, economic changes are radically c... Read More
07/12/16
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Below is all the information you need before you apply to become a Settle Smart Peer Educator. Please read carefully before submitting your application.    1.      What does the project involve? This... Read More
17/08/16
Shout Out is an innovative public speakers agency that trains and nurtures young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to share their experiences and views with a wider audience. Shout Out is a... Read More
20/06/16
The government’s rhetoric has moved from young people as dole bludgers and a drain on the welfare system to young people as a resource for the future.  The Centre for Multicultural Youth is pleased to... Read More
04/05/16
As Smart Justice for Young People has stated in their Blog today, changes to the Bail Act will prevent many children ending up in detention for technical, not serious breaches of bail conditions (e.g.... Read More
03/05/16
The State Government are developing a new Multicultural Policy Statement and your input will help make sure that it meets the needs of young people.Complete the survey before Sunday 8th May & YOU... Read More
22/04/16
Ali* is a 20-year old Ballarat resident, who has taken on a number of volunteering roles, including advocating for asylum seekers and volunteering at CMY events. I came to Australia in 2013 by boat. F... Read More
11/04/16
NYANHIAL is no stranger to racism, but has used her experiences to tackle racial stereotypes and facilitate positive conversations around refugee and migrant young people. “(My family) were the first... Read More
11/04/16