The YMCA believes in the power of inspired young people. The problem is, the voices of young people are rarely heard. We want to change that.Take Action
We have partnered with pop icon, Boy George to reinterpret the Village People classic, YMCA in order to help shine a light on the issues young people are facing today. Check out the video below.
Add your voice to this conversation today.
People engaged as part of the 2017 #whynot? campaign.
We’re asking Australia…Why Not?
It’s 2017 and some Australians still can’t marry the person they love…Why Not?
When there are no jobs for a career you’ve spent years studying for…Why Not?
No one is screaming that one in four young Australians has a mental health condition…Why Not?
It’s 2017 and some Australians still can’t marry the person they love…. Why Not?
Send a letter to the people who can make this change.
No one is screaming that one in four young Australians has a mental health condition… Why Not?
Tell those in power this isn’t an acceptable situation and more needs to be done.
When there are no jobs for the career you’ve spent years studying for… Why Not? Help more young Australians get a job by sending your message of support.
After grand finals weekend there will have been a lot of gay people returning from visits home after watching the big matches. Many of them will be feeling pretty bruised, maybe because their team lost, or maybe because they discovered a family member was a "no" voter.Learn more
Marriage stands out as one of the most widely recognised commitments of love, a union that so many of us have grown up aspiring to be a part of. People get married for so many reasons, whether it be to validate tradition, to honour religion or simply because marriage acts to provide security and cement legalities due to its binding nature.Learn more
Whilst I'm still in disbelief that Australia thinks it's ok to allow the country to have a vote on whether or not it should be legal to marry the person you love, unfortunately it is happening and now we have to come together and make the right decision.Learn more
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Is there an issue facing young people that you think needs to be addressed? Do you have a solution to one of these problems? The more young people we make heard, the better our world and its future will be. Get in touch today.Contact us