MCM undertakes purposeful advocacy at all levels – government, private sector and community. We work closely with the sector to advocate for positive social change.
You can read our policy and research submissions below.
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The impact of Melbourne City Mission’s education model at a time when youth unemployment is high and demand for flexible learning programs is on the rise.
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Drawing on publicly available data, including selected agency and government reports, case studies, and interviews, this report offers ‘snapshots’ of how social exclusion is manifested in 10 Melbourne suburbs and sheds light on the structural, economic, cultural and physical factors that lead to the exclusion of some Victorians from mainstream society.
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A brief snapshot of the key findings from The Victoria Institute's 12-month evaluation of the Melbourne Academy.
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Exploring the education experiences of 13 young people from four flexible learning settings in Melbourne through qualitative, in-depth interviews.
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Melbourne City Mission's Best Practice Framework for Youth Refuge, including opportunities to improve youth refuges in Victoria.