News and Events
In September Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative's SETS / Family settlement worker organised a TAFE course information session for the MDSI Women Social group.
In 2019, Mount Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency (MECA) in partnership with FoodFaith built an organic garden and started horticultural classes and workshops for refugees and migrants.
Nineteen students from Advance Diversity Services’ (ADS) English Classes for Integration and Employment visited New South Wales’ Parliament House on September 24.
Advance Diversity Services (ADS) became a member of the Welcome Here Project in September.
A foursome from ADS’s Nepalese Cultural Dance Group scored the 1st Runner Up title in the Group Dance Category at the Nepalese Dance Competition Australia in Brisbane in late September.
Twenty-eight young people from refugee backgrounds were awarded and 37 acknowledged for their outstanding performance in academic areas, community leadership, creative and performance arts, and sports at ADSi's 15th Western Sydney Refugee Youth Awards on June 20.
Twenty young people from high schools across Sutherland and St George attended youth leadership workshops to prepare for two Refugee Schools Forums held in August as part of the CommUNITY: Awareness, Advocacy, Action project of Gymea Community Aid & Information Service.
Nepalese parents in St George and surrounding areas are reaping benefits from an app that shows them how to nurture their child at each stage of their development: a 1-2-3 Magic Parenting approach that helps them work effectively with their child’s emotions; and a talk by a speech pathologist who offers ways to nurture their children’s bilingual skills.
CORE Community Services won the Stepan Kerkyasharian AO Harmony Award at the Premier’s Harmony Dinner on February 28.
On March 22, Auburn Diversity Services Inc. (ADSi) assembled 32 local community leaders from diverse cultural backgrounds and experts on various disciplines to discuss topics of concern to local communities and strategies for community development.