Victoria: Challenging the African Youth Crisis

The Hume Interfaith Network invites you to a community forum with keynote speaker Ahmed Hassan, Director of outreach group Youth Activating Youth (YAY).

This forum will unpack the conversation currently playing out in the media, regarding African youth and their community leaders – Challenging the “African Gang Crisis”.


“We seemingly don’t have an African gang problem —
what we do have is young people who are disadvantaged,
who are disengaged, a young cohort who are coming
together that are causing this mischievous activity,”
Ahmed Hassan, from Youth Activating Youth on
ABC News 9 January 2018

Ahmed will share his journey as a young African man growing up in an ever changing community environment and how he has worked with peers, politicians and Victoria Police to rise above stigma and misconceptions.

Youth Activating Youth (YAY is a non-profit organisation that strives to address the psycho-social needs of multicultural youth.

Event Details

Program: Hume Interfaith Network Community Forum
Topic: “Challenging the “African Gang Crisis”
Keynote speaker: Ahmed Hassan, Youth Activating Youth
Date: Thursday 1 March 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30pm (light supper provided)
Venue: Room 4, Hume Global Learning Centre,
Location: 1097 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows
Bookings: Online at Eventbrite
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