Young Women

Born and raised in Mexico, Mayela came to Australia as a student to pursue a Master’s degree. She went on to work in student mobility at her university. Mayela’s experience has afforded her personal... Read More
03/05/17
It’s Women’s Day! And while we celebrate women all year round (did you know CMY’s family and culturally friendly work arrangements support women who wish to continue to breastfeed when they return to... Read More
07/03/17
January 11, 2017 at Altona Beach: Life Saving Victoria and Centre for Multicultural Youth teamed up to run a beach Safety Program at Altona Beach designed especially for multicultural youth. Young peo... Read More
19/01/17
Launched in 2015, CMY's I Speak Football program is a youth-led program that uses football to tackle social inclusion head on.  Part of Cityzens Giving’, a global community initiative that extends th... Read More
08/11/16
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
Latrobe Valley resident, Des'ree is a Youth Ambassador for 'In the Game' - a CMY and AFL Gippsland partnership project aimed to encourage diversity within local clubs’ player groups. The program aims... Read More
11/04/16
FOOTSCRAY resident Celia is grateful for the opportunities that living in Australia presents. An Australia Day Youth Leadership Award recipient, Celia said that young Australians are at an exciting ju... Read More
08/04/16
This International Women's Day (Tuesday 8 March), CMY is celebrating some of the special women who help to keep CMY running and who make this such a great organisation to work for and with.   Alice Go... Read More
08/03/16
As World Day of Social Justice is marked on Saturday 20th February, Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand has released a Forced Marriage Policy Position Paper addressing the issue of forced marriage in... Read More
19/02/16