Yarn is a youth-to-youth program that facilitates an understanding of cultural identity, shared history, and reconciliation.
Yarn is exactly that - a yarn! A safe space to have courageous conversations about race, racism and reconciliation. Through open discussion and interactive learning, Yarn works to eliminate ignorance and challenge some of the inherited attitudes and biases that prevent reconciliation from moving forward.
Yarn makes our schools and communities more inclusive by building respect for Aboriginal cultures and peoples and fostering young leaders who are culturally responsive.
What people are saying about yarn:
91% were more likely to speak up if they hear racist jokes or comments
89% had a better understanding of the way their cultural identity influences their perceptions of others
97% became more confident in their knowledge of Aboriginal peoples' histories in Australia
83% could more confidently offer an Acknowledgment of Country
82% had a better understanding of how they could be involved in reconciliation
90% felt more comfortable discussing issues facing Aboriginal people and communities