Racism and Discrimination
On behalf of all CMY staff and the CMY Board I would like to express our deep regret and remorse at learning of the tragedy that occurred last Friday at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand and the senseless loss of 50 innocent lives. Further, we condemn all forms of wh... Read More
Australia’s young people are more mobile and culturally diverse than ever before. While this brings many advantages, multicultural young people face challenges that are not well understood by the community or government – such as discrimination, intergenerational conflict and insecurity. Read More
Statement from CMY CEO, Carmel Guerra I echo the sentiments of many others, our Board, staff and volunteers at CMY when I strongly condemn the racist rally that unfolded this past Saturday at St Kilda beach. Read More
Dr Robin DiAngelo, the world-renowned anti-racism educator, will lead a 3-day workshop series designed with organisations, community and education focus Read More
This report presents the findings from the first phase of an ongoing research project titled Intergenerational Perspectives on the Criminalization of Young People from the South Sudanese Community in Victoria (2017–19). Read More
"CMY's CurioUS school project is an opportunity for teachers, parents, students and school leaders to strengthen their school, as a place where everyone belongs." Read More
CEO Message: 'Our collective efforts to fight against racism and discrimination have never been more urgent'
Like many others we are appalled and disgusted by the comments made by Queensland Senator Fraser Anning yesterday in regards to Australia’s immigration policy. Read More
CEO Message: ‘There is an issue to address but don’t demonise a whole community for the actions of a few'
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. 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. 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. Read More