All Programs

Our programs are run within schools & the local community to promote social inclusion, connection, belonging and education & empowerment.

Rataj Abdullah and Nada Ali standing on a stage back to back and filmed by Bathtime Productions
YAC Short Film Project

Youth Action Collective - Short Film Project works with young people across the Coffs Coast. We are developing a number of short films to show how our words can affect others.

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Group of young people having performed a flash mob dance at Harbourside markets at the Jetty
Flash Dance Mob

We created a flash mob which performed in Coffs Harbour at the Sunday Jetty Markets in late May 2023 to create awareness for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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Group of young people on the stage at the Coffs Harbour Jetty Theatre with a yellow light behind them
Stand Up Stand By Theatre Show

An original theatre show exploring racism and the role of the bystander, weaving real life scenarios with poetry, hip hop, film and dance. Stand Up Stand By has been created by young people from Orara High school as part of the All One Under the Sun program to address racism in schools and the broader community of Coffs Harbour.

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Two young women in a recording studio looking at each other & smiling with their arms crossed
Change the Story

Change the Story is a Hip Hop and cultural awareness project promoting cross cultural connection, belonging, inclusion, education and empowerment of young people.

Our pilot program worked with First Nations and Ezidi young people from both Coffs Harbour and Orara Highschools. Both groups have created and recorded original songs and film clips in collaboration with professional artists.

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All One Under the Sun song & film clip was developed to launch our project AOUTS on the Coffs Coast.
Songwriting Collective

The songwriting collective is made up of young people from different ages and cultural backgrounds, who participated in songwriting and recording intensives with Grow The Music.

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Group of people who are a part of the Youth Action Collective sitting out under the trees
Youth Action Collective

In 2021 we invited all local high schools in the Coffs Harbour LGA to nominate young people to attend a youth training day at the Botanic Gardens and be part of the Youth Action Collective. The day included an introduction to Gumbaynggirr culture, a First Nations perspective on racism, and anti-racism training presented by the Challenging Racism Project.

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