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The Order of Australia Association (NSW) Branch has awarded Luiza Knijnik, a youth leader at Gymea Community Aid and Information Service (GCAIS), a Youth Community Service Award due to her extensive community work and social justice advocacy.
Community Migrant Resource Centre (CMRC) has been supporting Afghans to resettle in Sydney for over 20 years – including those from Pashtun, Tajik, Uzbek, Hazara and Almak communities.
The Youth Workers Network, consisting of youth workers across the NSP consortium, on September 15 participated in a workshop facilitated by consultant Naomi Nash, who is working with the NSP on the Exploring Settlement project.
Settlement Services International and Western Sydney University presented the Foundations for Belonging 2021 research findings on September 9 during an online session as part of the ACOSS Policy Webinar Series.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Blacktown Community Leaders Forum established a Community Leaders COVID-19 Emergency Taskforce to bring the community together to create awareness of COVID-19 safety measures, lockdown and vaccination.
Metro Assist has engaged with nearly 8500 community members and representatives, primarily from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and empower individuals with information to encourage vaccination.
Chinese traditional dancing sessions, meditation and mindfulness classes, and bilingual information forums are just some of the activities that will soon be enjoyed by socially isolated seniors from Chinese backgrounds in the Sutherland Shire thanks to Advance Diversity Services (ADS) following a successful application to ClubGRANTS.
In response to the government's call to act quickly to the Delta outbreak, which began in mid-June, Karen Lin, the Chinese worker at Accessible Diversity Services Initiative (ADSI), contacted a GP and a staff member from the Western Sydney Local Health District.
The NSP Youth Workers Network organised a number of fun activities with support from SSI’s HSP team at the Guildford Soccer and Recreation Club in Guildford Park to celebrate Youth Week.
Advance Diversity Services (ADS) has been chosen as an HWEI Gold Tier provider for the second year running in the Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards.
A flourishing Japanese language school and an active Japanese arts and culture club are two fruits of a relationship formed by Advance Diversity Services (ADS) just two-and-a-half years ago in a local playgroup.