Victorian Multifaith Multicultural Youth Network 2014

Victorian Multicultural Commission

Made up of 16 to 25 year old Victorians from all faiths and cultural backgrounds, the MMYN advises the Victorian Government on issues affecting youth from diverse cultural, religious and linguistic communities making up Victoria. Recruits for the 2014 MMYN team are now being sought.

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My Spiritual Diary – Ven Freeman Trebilcock

Freeman Trebilcock

At 24, Freeman Trebilcock is a young Buddhist monk who thinks actions speak louder than words, which is why he is often very busy. Recently on the road with the visiting Nepalese singing nun, Ani Choying Drolma, the organising demands of the tour tested Freeman’s Buddhist practice to the limit.

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Youth, Interfaith and Non-violent Leadership

Youth, Interfaith and Non-violent Leadership

Pace e bene

Earlier this year, Pace e Bene, Australia, had the opportunity to offer a major program focused on nonviolent leadership. The Program offered 21 Young People, from different faith traditions to gather in Melbourne for 2 residential retreats across 8 days.

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Cambodia: Be Agent of Regional Change for Peace

Agents for Change, Allicance for Conflict Transformation

Mekong Peace Journey Internship is next on the agenda as the Alliance for Conflict Transformation – Cambodia prepares for the ASEAN Youth summit in 2012.

The Mekong Peace Journey Internship is an intensive activity to hands-on the in-dept experiences for the young adult leaders through an internship program that provide a “Learning Process on Peace Building in Mekong Region.”

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Interfaith Leadership Institute – Voice,Engage, Act

Interfaith Leadership Institute

Voice, Engage, Act“, – the model that the Interfaith Youth Corps teaches to students and mentors around the country and that I became familiar with during an Interfaith Leadership Institute with two other students from Syracuse, Azhar Ali and Ismail Pathan, and the Dean of Hendricks, Dean Tiffany Steinwert. During the four-day Institute at Georgetown University, we learned about IFYC’s model for interfaith work on college campuses and what events we could bring back to Syracuse.

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