A chance for young people from migrant or refugee backgrounds to shape the work of CMY.

Youth Advisory Group

A free leadership program for young multicultural women or women from refugee backgrounds passionate about sport.

Game Changers

For young people living in the western region of Melbourne looking to make positive change in their region.

Western Youth Group

A leadership program for young people from migrant or refugee backgrounds focused on empowering their voices.

Shout Out

An opportunity to support newly-arrived young Australians from migrant or refugee backgrounds.


A 3-day workshop to help young people to initiate change in communities, potentially leading to a paid position.

Young Initiators

An empowerment program focused on young women from migrant and refugee backgrounds in Melbourne’s west.

Lead Yourself Lead Others

A social enterprise offering consulting, learning and creative studio services provided by young people.


A chance for young people to advocate for the rights of children locally, nationally and internationally.

UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador

A leadership camp for year 7 - 8 students from underrepresented high schools with youth mentors supported by staff.

Future Focus

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

— Margaret Mead