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From Executive member to Staff: Cienan Muir 10.07.19

Cienan Muir

When I was eight years old I experienced my first confrontation of racism. My mother and I were living in a country town at the time, a town notorious for its racism. I remember feeling more sad and frustrated than anything else, because I just wanted to be accepted for who I am, and racism acts to make some feel...

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2019 Koorie Youth Summit video – Past, Present, Future 02.07.19

Koorie Youth Council

As we step into NAIDOC week, we want to share this video as way of honouring and respecting all of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. In this video from this year’s Koorie Youth Summit, we share what our past, our present, and our future means to us. Join us in taking time to truly reflect on the history...

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Join our team! 26.06.19

Koorie Youth Council

We are recruiting for the Marram Nganyin youth mentoring program. There are two deadly Project Officer roles – one with the KYC team and one with our partner organisation of the project, Youth Affairs Council Victoria. These are exciting roles that support Aboriginal organisations involved in the program to run youth mentoring programs in their communities. Applications close Friday 12...

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Yarning Treaty 17.06.19

Koorie Youth Council

As an action from the Treaty panel at Koorie Youth Summit 2019, we’re hosting Yarning Treaty! Come together to understand, discuss & explore what Treaty means for us, as young mob. Featuring deadly speakers, we will then break out into yarning circles and workshops to talk about what Treaty will mean and look like for us. This event is for...

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Ngaga-Dji Project receives the Young Voltaire Award 27.05.19

Koorie Youth Council

The Ngaga-dji project and the Koorie Youth Council (KYC) are extremely humbled to receive the Liberty Victoria Young Voltaire Award on behalf of the children who have trusted us with their stories. The collaborative project led by Anna Cerrato and Indi Clarke, voices the experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Victoria’s youth justice system. “This report was...

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