For Immediate Release: 30 August 2023

The Child, Youth, and Families Conference: A Multicultural Integrated Space is set to take place on September 6th, 2023, at the Holiday Inn in Warwick Farm. Hosted by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice in collaboration with CORE Community Services, this significant event is poised to bring together a diverse assembly of practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and community advocates, all dedicated to enhancing the lives of children, youth, and families within multicultural communities.

The conference serves as a platform for sharing effective strategies, deepening understanding, and forging new connections aimed at supporting individuals from various cultural backgrounds. By fostering meaningful dialogue and showcasing innovative best practices, the conference aims to be the catalyst for positive change within the sector.

Keynote addresses will be delivered by renowned personalities who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to fostering positive outcomes for multicultural communities. With a lineup of distinguished speakers and engaging sessions, the event promises to attract thought leaders, policymakers, and experts in the field:

  • Professor Jioji Ravulo, University of Sydney
  • Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald AM, NSW Ageing and Disability Commission
  • Jorge Aroche, Chief Executive Officer at STARTTS (NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors)
  • Sarah Yassien, Director of Corporate Strategy at SBS
  • Claire Beattie, Executive Director, Asset Activations School Infrastructure NSW
  • Genevieve Muir, Connected Parenting

Guiding the conference proceedings as the Master of Ceremonies and facilitator will be Tasneem Chopra, a highly respected figure known for her dedication to social justice and inclusion.

The conference’s dynamic agenda will cover a broad spectrum of topics, including the importance of integrated practice, addressing domestic and family violence, single parenting, and various other crucial issues within multicultural communities.

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Jenny Liem
Marketing and Communications Officer
CORE Community Services
0427 864 445