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Not Just "Ticking a Box": Youth participation with young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds

MYAN is pleased to launch Not Just "Ticking a Box": Youth participation with young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds, a new publications which aims to help organisations consider ways they can support and enable young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds to participate in decisions that affect them. Converging theory and practice, the resource includes a participation model outlining barriers, opportunities and ways to address barriers to the participation of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds, examples of good practice through national and local case studies and a practical top tips and checklist section. 


Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment on the appropriateness and effectiveness of the objects, design, implementation and evaluation of job active 

MYAN made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment, highlighting the particular concerns of and recommendations from young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Australia in relation to current employment services and proposed changes for the next generation.

Read MYAN's submission here


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MYAN Australia is the national peak body on multicultural youth issues - Australia's voice representing the needs and interests of young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds.
 


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MYAN short film series trailer

MYAN's short film series presents young people’s stories and experiences of settling in Australia. Produced in partnership with young people and Dr David Corlett and Lucid Productionsthe 9 short films feature young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds sharing their perspective on leaving their country, arriving in Australia, what helped them settle in Australia and advice for workers, belonging, identity and aspirations for the future. The films provide an opportunity to hear directly from young people and hold relevance for a broad audience - those working in government, the NGO sector, in settlement and social cohesion, and the broader youth sector. The films have been designed as training materials to support the National Youth Settlement Framework. The trailer a snippet highlighting what the short films explore. Contact MYAN if you would like to see more.

 


 

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Read this article by Sophie Verass from The Feed on SBS about Australia's first national youth settlement framework.


MYAN Data Report: Youth Settlement Trends in Australia 2016-2017

 

MYAN Australia has released a Data Report on Youth Settlement Trends 2016-2017. This report provides a comprehensive overview of national trends in youth settlement in the Humanitarian and broader Migration Programme, looking at demographic data, state/territory trends, religion, English language and visa sub-classes.

Read the Report here.  Download the Snapshot here


MYAN Report on Activities 2017-18

MYAN has released a report on its activities for 2017-18 in policy, advocacy and research, youth leadership and engagement, sector development and international engagement. 

Click here to see what MYAN have been up to. 


 
 

MYAN is a proud supporter of the Australian Human Rights Commission campaign Racism It Stops With Me.