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We are now coming to the end of our current workshops. The workshops ran over 8 weeks, were funded by Carer’s Victoria and supported by ADEC to create for the first time inclusion for carers and families in the West. In conjunction with the Vietnamese Community Association, the Flemington Community Centre and the African Australian Community Association and Centre, the ArtAbility team has created 3 new groups.
Kubra is 21 years old, and is one of ADEC’s several volunteers. She was born in Australia from a Turkish background and is able to communicate in Turkish as her second language. Kubra is currently studying a Diploma of Liberal Arts at Victoria University and is planning to become a teacher. Apart from her studies and voluntary work, Kubra loves to read, go swimming or hang out with friends.
Dianne, ADEC’s Transcultural Mental Health Program Coordinator, recently ran a workshop for the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship. The Stigma Reduction Workshop took place on the 26th and the 27th of June, with 20 people representing a number of different organisations that work with Refugees, Migrants and Asylum Seekers in attendance.