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17/09/2019
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YMCA backs young people ahead of Global Climate Strike

This week on Friday 20 September, thousands of Australians across over 100 locations will take part in a global strike to demand stronger action on climate change. The Y stands for empowering young people and believes in their right to be heard on issues that affect them. The science is clear, and concerned young people are mobilising to send a message to government, business and the community about the need for immediate climate action.

10/09/2019
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A Million Moments at the Y – Matt’s story

It’s been nine years since Matt first set foot inside one of the Y’s Vocational Schools. As a teenager, Matt was quick to be labelled as ‘disengaged’.

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    Change Agent's Reflection

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    Diversity is our greatest strength

    By: Georgie NicholThe opening ceremony of YMCA175 was delivered in the most spectacular fashion! It began with ...

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    Reflections of an Old Young Person - by Jason Liddle

    ​June is my birthday month, and regardless of whatever milestone I encounter, more often than not some time and effort i...

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    Representing the Y at the UN in New York

    ​Having the opportunity to attend the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum as a World YMCA re...

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