Our Story

Youth Activating Youth was established by youth and community leaders, Ali Ahmed and Ahmed Hassan. The main motivation for establishing the organization was to offer support to marginalized disadvantaged youth consistently falling through the cracks.

Initially, our services were only aimed at local CALD youth in Melbourne, Victoria. However, due to our extensive work with youth, we have become active throughout all Victoria.

Since 2014, Youth Activating Youth has grown from a youth-led committee into a not-for-profit organization with a diverse and multidisciplinary board and a committed team. We know where we came from. We know where we are going. We know how to get there.

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Our Mission

Community engagement and participation is a driving force that will empower and motivate young people to break the cycle of disadvantage within multicultural communities.

We foster a culture of hope by providing different programs that promote a learning-oriented approach, facilitating the capacity of development of young people and the community as a whole.

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