Illawarra multicultural groups back Muslims during Harmony Week

Illawarra multicultural groups back Muslims during Harmony Week


Today is the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and this week is Harmony Week, a chance to encourage inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background.

Reach out to Muslim friends, neighbours and fellow community members who may be feeling distressed or unsafe at this time of mourning. A smile or friendly greeting to people you are less acquainted with and those you pass in the street can go a long way to foster a sense of belonging and reinforce community ties.

We in the Illawarra have a strong history of welcoming and supporting refugees and migrants from all over the world and, as community, we will continue to do so.

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