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Fitrah Workshop 2017 - Because I'm Black; Fitting In and Standing Out...

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Multicultural Hub

506 Elizabeth Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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The programme; “Because I’m Black!; Fitting In And Standing Out The African- Australian Way" uses creative writing, presentations, panel discussions, and debates through workshops to provide a platform and creative avenue for exploration and meaningful engagement with various issues faced by African-Australians and in the .

Panel Discussion Topic - The Right To Belong; A Birth Right? Or An Earned Right?

Guests on the panel include;

  • Ms Dorcas Utkovic: Producer & Host OZ African TV, Digital Storyteller, Change-Maker

  • Mr Yunus Olatundun: Cybersecurity Expert, Community Activist, Entrepreneur

  • Ms Sarah Akano: Founder & Director GRACE Inc., Policy and Governance Professional, Women Advocate

  • Ms Yasmin Moussa: Bachelor of Law and Arts student, Caseworker NZF, Commitee member of various NFPs

  • Heba Salah: Psychology Graduate, Founder Asylum Seeker/Refugee Aid Organization, Social Justice Activist

  • Saeed Ali: Bachelor of Law and International Studies student

  • Zaida Mansaray: Year 12 student, member of Student Leadership Team at Tarneit Senior College, aspiring pychologist and event planner.

Ms Zione Walker-Nthenda

Lawyer, Impact Entrepreneur, Designer and Director Social Inclusion Project Initiatives, Documentary Filmaker, Founder and Owner Change Architects, President Incubate Foundation, Global Citizen

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Mr Charles Oguntade: Forensic Clinical Specialist, Mental Health Professional, Youth Men

Presentation Topic: The Crisis of Identity and Its Effect On Mental Health & Wellbeing


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