Sydney Multicultural Community Services (SMCS) held a four-day Youth Leadership Program in partnership with Hon. Matt Thislethwaite, local Federal Member of Parliament.
Youth migrants and refugees from Iran, Iraq and Bangladesh attended the program from April 15 to April 18 at SMCS Head Office. The program addressed topics such as leadership qualities and inclusive leadership.
Hon. Matt Thislethwaite started the program with a warm welcome to the participants and he answered a round of questions about his experiences as a leader.
Cr Kathy Neilson encouraged the future leaders to learn more about each other and their community. “I look forward to a tomorrow where young, motivated diverse people, like yourselves, are leading our community with care”, she concluded.
About the program
SMCS Multicultural Youth Program is a settlement support program that assists eligible youths from refugee and multicultural background needing support and guidance to effectively settle and do well in the mainstream Australian society. Sydney MCS youth worker provides one-to-one casework and runs group events to help migrants and refugees settle smoothly in Australia.
Local residents who would like more information about Sydney Multicultural Community Services and its programs can visit the website www.sydneymcs.org.au or phone the center on 02 9663 3922.
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