TASTE OF DI­VER­SITY

A Taste of Di­ver­sity is a din­ner with a dif­fer­ence with over 10 di­verse cul­tures in­volved at this spe­cial event in Du­ral.

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Or­gan­ised by the Com­mu­nity Mi­grant Re­source Cen­tre (CMRC) it is a op­por­tu­nity to en­joy the mu­sic, wine, food and cul­ture from sev­eral mul­ti­cul­tural com­mu­ni­ties in Syd­ney.

Speak­ers in­clude Anyier Yuol who was born in a refugee camp in Kenya and moved to Aus­tralia when she was ten years old. Anyier is a PhD can­di­date at West­ern Syd­ney Univer­sity and a com­mu­nity youth worker at CMRC.

She is also an in­ter­na­tional refugee ad­vo­cate, the founder of not-for-profit Miss Sa­hara and re­cently launched Anyier

Model Man­age­ment with the aim to in­crease di­ver­sity in the Aus­tralian beauty and mod­el­ling in­dus­try as well as bring aware­ness to the un­der-rep­re­sen­ta­tion of African women.

Melissa Mon­teiro, CEO of the Com­mu­nity Mi­grant Re­source Cen­tre said the aim of the din­ner was “to en­able the com­mu­nity gain a bet­ter un­der­stand­ing of refugee com­mu­ni­ties and their in­ter­sec­tion be­tween set­tle­ment, in­te­gra­tion and build­ing a co­he­sive com­mu­nity.”

“Refugees ar­riv­ing in Aus­tralia bring with them a vast ar­ray of ex­pe­ri­ence, skills and mo­ti­va­tion to con­trib­ute.”

The Taste of Di­ver­sity Din­ner will be held at the Madi­son Func­tion Cen­tre, 632 Old North­ern Rd Du­ral on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 23 5.30pm for a 6pm start.

Tickets are $40. To book or for more in­for­ma­tion visit www.eventbrite.com.au/e/a-taste-of-di­ver­si­tyt­ick­ets-7131177644­3

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