The Albury-Wodonga Ethnic Communities Council is a member-driven community organisation, committed to empowering people from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
As a Not-for-Profit, incorporated association the AWECC focuses on advocating for local ethnic communities, improving access and equity, and promoting respect and community harmony.
TO ACT as the representative body for multicultural and ethnic communities in the formulation of policies and practices that contribute to equitable human rights based outcomes and the alleviation of social disadvantage in the community.
TO HIGHLIGHT the positive aspects of multiculturalism to the local community.
TO CO-ORDINATE and deliver services as may be necessary to achieve positive outcomes for the multicultural and ethnic communities.
TO ENCOURAGE the full
participation of people of ethnic backgrounds within the social, economic, political and cultural life of Australia.
TO PROMOTE awareness among service providers and government agencies of the needs and issues concerning the culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community, including language services, education, employment, health and aged care, and to identify opportunities for best practice in service delivery.