Maribyrnong Workers with Young People Network

 Maribyrnong Workers with Young People Network

Service providers that work with young people in Maribyrnong and beyond are welcome to join our Maribyrnong Workers with Young People Network. Currently the network has over 400 members from the West and surrounds.

It provides a forum for you to:

  • Hear from guest speakers
  • Discuss emerging issues for young people in the municipality
  • Network with diverse service providers in Maribyrnong and beyond
  • Share information your organisation’s news and activities via the bi-monthly e-letter

 

Meetings

The network meets every bi-monthly on a Tuesday at

Phoenix Youth Hub

9am - 11.00am

Morning tea is provided.

2019 meeting dates:

26 February
30 April
25 June
27 August
29 October

Download (PDF, 677KB)(PDF, 677KB) the schedule, map and directions.

2018 meeting topics included:

  • Supporting Young South Sudanese Australians in the light of media and political vilification
  • Mental health and young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds – needs and services
  • LGBTIQA+ young people – with a focus on people of colour and gender diverse young people
  • Young people in the justice system
  • Young People in Care and Young Care Leavers

 

Professional development

Two free professional development opportunities are held for members each year.

In 2019 the first one is:

Understand Islam and explore the challenges facing young Muslim Australians

Tues 26 March, 9.30am-12.30pm (morning tea included)

A basic understanding Islam’s 5 pillars and an exploration of some of the challenges facing Muslim young people in Australia today.

Presented by Gabby Fakhri and Munira Yusef from the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights

http://ausmuslimwomenscentre.org.au/

 

E-Newsletter

Stay informed of what’s on in Maribyrnong for young people through this monthly e-newsletter.

Please send your name and contact details to:

mwwypn@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

To submit content email events, opportunities, or news about new research or reports to:

mwwypn@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au

Please submit your information by the 20th of each preceding month to publication.

The 2019 E-letter will be sent out: February/March, April/May, June/July, August/September, October/November, December/January