Racism and Discrimination
The students and teaching staff at the first-ever CurioUS Community of Practice in August 2018 shared that belonging to them means “having a place and a role”, being “happy to be yourself”, “being p... 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. We are a nation built on migration and o... 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. We work with young people of... 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. A recent A Current Affair pie... 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. The Bright Futures: Sp... Read More
Game Plan is a suite of resources to support sports clubs to increase their cultural diversity and to attract and retain young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in sport and sports clubs... Read More
The public perception of young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds is often associated with crime or offending behaviour. Unbalanced media stories sometimes reinforce these stereotypes. This p... Read More
On 9th September 2014, CMY celebrated 25 years of service to multicultural young people across Victoria. To mark this occassion, CMY held a symposium that brought together some of Australia’s foremost... Read More
Despite the diversity of the Victorian community, racism is an everyday reality for young people of migrant and refugee background. Against this backdrop, debate about our cultural diversity has in re... Read More