Leadership Australia - A New Generation
Leadership Australia - A New Generation was designed to develop a group of confident and well connected young Australian Muslims to present / represent the views of young Australian Muslims to the wider community through participating in activities such as volunteerism and provide a unique resource for other young Muslims who seek mentorship and leadership within the community.
It is an intensive three day national program delivered in Melbourne, to assist young Australian Muslims in developing and strengthening their ability to play an active role in the community.
Following the program the participants are expected to implement project tasks within their state or territory.
Leadership Australia - A New Generation will be delivered over three days and involve activities that focus on:
- Leadership styles. Leadership for social inclusion
- Mentoring skills
- Public speaking
- Communication skills and conflict resolution
- Group dynamics and facilitation
- Issues affecting Muslim youth: isolation, discrimination (name and dress), stereotyping
- Building community networks
- Understanding yourself and others
- Working with the media
- Creating opportunities for participation in community activities/events, engage with the wider community.
The training will involve leaders and experts from various sectors including corporate, community, government and philanthropy.
The three day intensive program will incorporate a variety of learning methods including discussions, workshops, presentations, role plays and group work.
Following the training program, the participants will consult with steering committee members to initiate and undertake a public presentation at one or more public forums. This will involve speaking at a function/meeting/broader community forum about issues on Islam that will educate and engage participants to increase their understanding. These presentations could be to groups such as Rotary, Churches, Schools, Lions Clubs.
Click here to view the Australian Multicultural Foundation - Leadership Australia Resource Guide designed to assist young people in developing further networks, ideas and opportunities to engage in community activities that will assist in promoting a better understanding of Australia's Cultural Diversity
Click here to view the Alumni from the Leadership Australia - A New Generation Program