VMC Multicultural Communities Leadership in Action Program

VMC Multicultural Communities Leadership in Action ProgramIn recognition of the vital role played by multicultural and multifaith community leaders during COVID-19, and at all times, the VMC is delighted to announce that today, a new program has opened for applications from current and emerging multicultural and multifaith community leaders. Applications close on January 20th.

The Multicultural Communities Leadership in Action Program will build the capability of community leaders to engage with the government and their own communities. It will create a talent pool of informed and influential leaders able to mobilise communities, negotiate with government and form collaborative partnerships. Participants will complete two, half-day sessions between February and May 2022 under one of three streams; women, young people or generalist. 

 Advisory Committees are being established with community and suppliers to ensure a co-design approach so that the Program meets community needs. The Program is funded under the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing’s COVID-19 response program.  

 Applications close on 20 January. More information including eligibility, how to apply link is available at https://www.multiculturalcommission.vic.gov.au/multicultural-communities-leadership-action-program-2022

Participants will learn how to:

  • become influential and informed community advocates
  • navigate and collaborate with government
  • be more able to mobilise and educate their communities 
  • strengthen their civic and community engagement capability.

Participants will:

  • join a network of hundreds of like-minded cultural and faith leaders
  • develop great potential to create collaborative partnerships and projects
  • be connected with government representatives 
  • be more likely to hold future roles in senior community service and on government boards and committees.

This program is for current or emerging Victorian multicultural or multifaith community leaders.

Information Session

VMC invites you to the second information session for the Multicultural Communities Leadership in Action Program 2022, on 17th Jan at 5.30pm. This session is an opportunity for community participants to get to know more about the program and ask questions related to the program and the application. The zoom details are below.

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Meeting ID: 865 3661 4034
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Apply here

(Applications close on January 20th.)



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