Activism and Advocacy

It is always important to continue to advocate and work towards a more inclusive society. Whilst we do not work directly on advocacy campaigns, below are a list of organisations we are aware of advocating on the issue of racism. You may wish to explore them.

Note: this is not an exhaustive list. If you know of more campaigns with the intent to stop racism, please let us know.

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Challenging Racism Project

Challenging Racism Project: This is the leading national research program on racism and anti-racism in Australia. It is a highly successful research collective based in the School of Social Sciences and Psychology at Western Sydney University. There is a wealth of research and resources available on their website.

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Colourcode: This is a national movement of multicultural, migrant and First Nations peoples – speaking, advocating and campaigning for our communities.

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Democracy in Colour

Democracy in Colour: This is a movement with the aim to change the institutions and systems that cause racial and economic injustice.

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All One Together

Initiated by Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria (ECCV) this is a campaign to strengthen the foundations for a inclusive, socially cohesive and safe and vibrant Victoria, through a coalition of institutions and individuals to collaborate across sectors.

ECCV is a peak, national multicultural body representing Victorians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Racism: It Stops with Me

Racism: It Stops with Me: This is a national campaign by the Australian Human Rights Commission that provides tools and resources to help people and organisations learn about racism and stand against it by acting for positive change.

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Speak up against racism: This is a pledge and campaign at the Australian for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR) to stop racism against First Peoples.

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#UnityOverFear: This is a petition to denounce racist attacks on Asian-Australians during Covid-19.

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Federation of Ethnic Communities Council of Australia (FECCA): This is a peak, national multicultural body representing Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. FECCA’s role is to advocate and promote issues on behalf of its constituency to government, business, and the broader community. Through FECCA, you can find the peak state bodies.