Grant to ‘Accelerate-HER’

‘Accelerate-HER’, MCCI’s new initiative to empower young women from refugee and immigrant backgrounds, has been awarded $25,000 from the NSW Government.

“Through a series of workshops, women will build strengths and resilience, and be encouraged to pursue economic, social and community participation pathways”, MCCI’s Youth & Community Manager Allyson Pazos says.

“I am thrilled that the NSW Government will be supporting the Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra - MCCI to help women and girls in our community thrive”, Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra, Gareth Ward MP, says in a media release.