Fighting cultural isolation, preventing youth extremism

November 19, 2011

in cultural windows, work

The ‘Different People Different Voices Project’ aims to stamp out racism and cultural bullying in high schools that can lead to destructive anti-social behaviour down the track.

A group of about 20 youth leaders from Sydney’s inner west are being trained to facilitate the program in local high schools in the 2012 school year. It’s hoped that the government-funded project with help build a more harmonious and inclusive society in the long-term.

TV story broadcast for SBS World News Australia 16 November 2011.

Like to know more?

Read the 2002 – 2012 Government White Paper on Cultural Harmony or find more information about youth programs at Burwood Council.

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