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Students’ activism shows the kids are all right

This year, the representative Amos Washington, travelled almost 100,000 kilometres, holding 152 consultations across Australia in both urban and regional areas between March and August; in schools and community groups, non-profit organisations, clubs, universities, TAFEs and juvenile detention centres. […] 

“If young people had a greater say in decision-making and setting our policy agenda, our world would be kinder, safer, and healthier,’’ his report says. “If young people had a greater say, our world would truly be more united.’’

Bright lights of New York beckon Australia’s youth rep Amos Washington to UN

Mr Washington goes to New York. What sounds like a Hollywood movie title is actually an impressive opportunity bestowed on a young Mount Barker man to address the United Nations General Assembly.

Read more on The Advertiser.

‘Putting the UN back in FUN’ – Episode 10 of the Livewire Podcast

On this episode we chat with Amos Washington, Australia’s Youth Representative to the UN about representing the views of Australian young people on the world stage. 

Download the episode from iTunes here.

‘What would Australia look like if young people were given a greater say?’

Amos is interviewed in Verse Magazine, answering with great insight into his experiences leading up to his role as Youth Representative, and his perspective on the year ahead.

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