MEDIA & COMMUNICATION
MYAN produces a number of communication outputs to support and promote the goals and work of MYAN and its partners, creating safe, engaging and informative digital spaces for young people and those who work with them. On this page you can find our monthly eNewsletters, links to and feeds from our social networks, an archive of media releases, media features and other promotional and informational materials.
MYAN IN THE MEDIA
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1 week ago
Earlier this week, International Youth Day took place on August 12th with the theme of "Transforming Education".
Education has been a recurring topic among young people in MYAN Australia's network and a key theme at this year's FUSE event. FUSE delegates made recommendations relevant to "Transforming Education" for young people from refugee and migrants backgrounds, including:
- Working with students, families, school communities
and organisations outside the school system using an
interdisciplinary approach to address gaps within the
system and encourage good practice sharing from
- Supporting schools to implement processes that
assisted parents/families to better understand
and engage with the education system, including
overcoming language barriers. This includes providing
interpreters for teacher/parent meetings and running
information sessions to improve understanding of
Watch a clip of the Education and Training pitch from FUSE 2019. ... See MoreSee Less
Overwhelmingly delegates reported that FUSE 2019 was a successful event and achieved a range of outcomes for all the delegates. Majority of delegates expressed interest in future advocacy work in their local communities and with MYAN.
The top 5 lessons of FUSE 2019 were:
• Self-confidence in pitching, storytelling and public speaking
• The importance of self-care and relaxation in advocacy and learning to turn down opportunities
• Leadership is an action and there is impact in having the first follower through effective networking
• Ways to be an effective advocate and plan a project
• Collaboration and using available resources is key
Read more about the FUSE program and its outcomes here: bit.ly/31hvu8L ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
MYAN is excited to release a report on FUSE 2019. This year, FUSE once again delivered as a transformative 3-days leadership event – Australia’s only only national multicultural youth leadership summit. The Report highlights its panel sessions, workshops and the key recommendations of the final pitches to decision makers. Read the report here: bit.ly/31hvu8L
We also bring you this short clip of some of the highlights of the summit, capturing the vibrant energy and dedication of the young leaders. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago
Well done Alex!We are excited to announce that Alex Long has been nominated for a Westfield Local Heroes Award and you can help her win!
Vote for Alex and MYAN NSW here: tinyurl.com/parralocalheroes
Westfield Local Heroes are nominated and voted for by their communities, with the three top finalists at each Westfield centre receiving $10,000 for their organisation.
The nomination is for her work supporting young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Alex has dedicated her 13-year career to young people – ensuring their voices are heard loud and clear. ... See MoreSee Less