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.
YOUNG people of migrant and refugee backgrounds have a plethora of life experiences and stories to share - stories that are often diminished by negative stereotypes.  A new CMY project has empowered y... Read More
10/12/15
Thirteen Sale College students are enjoying new skills and friendships thanks to the MY Life (Multicultural Youth Life) program delivered by the Centre for Multicultural Youth. The year 10 and 11 stud... Read More
10/11/15
CMY awarded best Community Youth Group & Project at the 2015 City of Ballarat Youth Awards   CMY was nominated for two of its outstanding initiatives in the Community Youth Group & Project cat... Read More
26/10/15
There are a number of ways you can have your voice heard in our community. CMY, government departments, research bodies and other organisations are regularly seeking young people's feedback on a numbe... Read More
16/10/15
CMY, together with the Australian Communities Foundation and the Stan Willis Trust, launched a new Homework Club Resource Kit this week at the historic Fitzroy Town Hall. The resource was developed to... Read More
29/07/15
Young people in the LaTrobe Valley have used art to convey their hopes for a peaceful future. Part of the Morwell ReActivate Winter Night Festival, the ‘Our World’ exhibition showcased works created i... Read More
23/06/15
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This map is designed to meet the information needs of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds and their families who are considering their future in Australia. It provides teachers, careers... Read More
12/06/15
Four Young Leaders have been selected to travel to Manchester UK to participate in the City Football Global Young Leader Summit. Part of the Cityzens Giving global community initiative, the Young Lead... Read More
05/06/15
Music can help children and young people process more positive feelings about themselves and can also create a highly focused learning state in which vocabulary and reading material are absorbed at a... Read More
22/05/15
 Keep reading for more info....   Ucan2 is a partnership between AMES Australia, the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and Foundation House. It recognises the need to provide additional su... Read More
27/11/14