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An important public conversation: “What’s happened to multiculturalism?”

At the end of June Borderlands Co-operative hosted an important public conversation: What’s happened to multiculturalism? We were very lucky to have an incredible panel responding to the Q & A: Con Pagonis, Gaetano Greco, Elizabeth Drozd, Mohamed Mohideen, Dr Jordana Silverstein, Bwe Thay, Professor Marie Brennan, Hoang Tran Nguyen. Facilitated by Jorge Jorquera, Maribyrnong City Councillor & Coordinator Borderlands Co-operative.

The national and global context suggests very challenging times for the ideals that once generated multiculturalism as policy and aspiration. This conversation went a long way to clarifying some of these challenges and generating important ideas for a renewed agenda for an authentic, meaningful cultural diversity.

Footscray Community Garden & Learning Place

Providing connections across cultures and for generations to share and build on urban farming skills and contribute to reinvigorating cultural connections and neighbourly spirit in the centre of Footscray.

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