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MSC Meetings 2021
All are welcome to attend MSC’s meetings on the first Friday of the month (with no meetings in January and July). To join the mailing list please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Everyone on the mailing list will be notified about when the meetings will take place. If on Zoom, a link to the meeting will be sent out with the usual meeting papers.
9.30-11am 6 August 2021
2021 Meetings Dates:
- 3 September 2021
- 1 October 2021
- 5 November 2021
- 3 December 2021
Guest Speaker: Chin Tan, AHRC Race Discrimination Commissioner
CCOEI supports the Racism. It Stops With Me campaign, a national initiative that provides tools and resources to help people and organisations learn about racism and stand against it by acting for positive change.
International Women’s Day – Box Hill Library
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries (WML) and Dilnaz Billimoria, community volunteer, organised a successful grassroots IWD event on 4 March. This event was attended by secondary schools, local council representatives, cultural groups and organisations like Eastern Health, Women’s Health East and ECLC.
There were over 100 participants in attendance and several organisations being represented. Gina Etienne, Eastern Health manager and CCOEI member, was invited to speak about her experiences and journey in Australia.
VMC Deputy Chairperson Appointed
CCOEI would like to congratulate Bwe Thay for his appointment as VMC Deputy Chairperson and we would like to thank him for his ongoing commitment to addressing the issues faced by Victoria’s multicultural communities.
VMC Chairperson Appointed
CCOEI welcomes the appointment of Ms Vivienne Nguyen as the new Chairperson of the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC). We look forward to working with Ms Nguyen to promote harmony and social inclusion whilst raising the profile of multicultural communities and services in the Eastern Region.