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.
Ucan2 is a partnership between the Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) and Foundation House, and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. It recognises the need t... Read More
CMY is looking to support young people aged 12-25, of diverse backgrounds living in the Western region of Melbourne through its Western Youth Group. The Group will connect with like-minded young peopl... Read More
Are you passionate about mental health? Do you want to help address the stigma of mental illness in the community? Are you willing to share your mental illness experiences with your peers? CMY is deve... Read More
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"Every small action starts a chain reaction” We’re currently looking for any young people aged 12-25 years living in Victoria to attend workshops delivered across the state to help initiate change in... Read More
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This information sheet is for frontline staff working with young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds that have migrated to Australia on a Special Category (subclass 444) visa... Read More
The Centre for Multicultural Youth (CMY) is pleased to invite you to our statewide forum: Multicultural Youth Mentoring – Emerging Practices Come and hear about some emerging practices in youth mentor... Read More
"The majority of refugee and migrant young Australians feel strongly that they belong here, despite almost half experiencing some form of discrimination or unfair treatment in the past twelve months,"... Read More
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CMY's Strategic Plan 2018-2022 outlines our four key focus areas over the next five years, in our work supporting young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Read More
The 2018/19 Victorian State Budget opens up significant opportunities in a range of areas that resonate with young people’s futures. Strengthening multicultural young people’s opportunities will build... Read More
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A lot has changed in the ten years since CMY's Settling In report was published. The percentage of Victoria’s population who are 12 – 24 years old has shrunk slightly but grown more diverse – with mor... Read More