Media Release

Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE: Multicultural communities find connection and support as they emerge from the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 18th 2021

Community and Cultural Connections Inc (CCCi) is providing a range of programs, services, and support for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community members to improve social connections, wellbeing, and resilience as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MEDIA RELEASE: CCCi’s campaign is starting conversations about gambling

February 18th, 2021

Problem gambling is being raised as an issue of concern among some culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Sydney’s Inner West region.


MEDIA RELEASE: Bringing Cultural and Community Connections to Crisis Relief

AUGUST 10th, 2020

Community and Cultural Connections Inc (CCCi) is supporting local members of the community who are most isolated and vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19: A Message from our Community Leaders

JULY 6th, 2020

CCCi Executive Officer, Vi Pham has shared a message to the Vietnamese-speaking community regarding updated COVID-19 concerns in the local community. CCCi is supporting the Sydney Local Health District Diversity Programs & Strategy Hub to spread the message about travelling to and from Melbourne during this heightened period of concern.

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Gambling Education and Awareness Program – SBS Vietnamese Radio

JUNE 15th, 2020

SBS Vietnamese Radio spoke to our Community Development Project Officer, Jessie Phibbs about CCCi’s work with gambling education and awareness in multicultural communities.

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Read more about CCCi’s gambling project here.

Emergency & Crisis Relief – SBS Vietnamese Radio

JUNE 2nd, 2020

SBS Vietnamese covered CCCi’s emergency and crisis relief efforts during the the COVID-19 pandemic. The amazing work of our frontline staff in supporting the community during this tough time is reflected in this story. Our team are tirelessly delivering free fresh food hampers to vulnerable members of the community. These are sadly individuals and families in complex situations and find themselves with nowhere else to turn. Our team spoke to SBS Vietnamese Radio to reveal how these simple deliveries of food are making a huge difference in people’s lives.

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Inner West Seniors Festival – Interview on Radio Skid Row

FEBRUARY 20th, 2020

Our Community Development Officer, Jessie Phibbs spoke with LISTIC on 2RSR Radio Skid Row 88.9FM about the Inner West Seniors Festival and the Love to Celebrate Together Happy Ageing event on 19th February 2020.

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Launch of the Vietnamese Women Network – Inner West
DECEMBER 11th, 2018

Like many other migrant and refugees, the local women with Vietnamese backgrounds have been experiencing issues such as social isolation, loneliness, marriage breakdown, domestic violent, housing affordability, insufficient childcare as well as constraints to accessing services, and problems navigating systems.
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Cultural Bridges 2015 at Inner West Community A Fair – Media Release
MAY 4th, 2015

Community & Cultural Connections Inc (CCCi) is hosting a mini multicultural festival in Inner west Sydney to celebrate seniors and families coming together from China, Chile, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Italy, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Syria, Uganda, Uruguay and Vietnam, and other countries.
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Building Cultural Bridges in Marrickville – Media Release
MAY 6th, 2015

CCCi was supported by Multicultural NSW to host Cultural Bridges 2015. The Chief Executive Officer of Multicultural NSW, Hakan Harman, was part of a lively gathering of local communities in multicultural Marrickville. He described CCCi as a great example of how communities could work together to provide services, day care and support to disadvantaged people and to help them overcome barriers to participation in everyday life in Australia.
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Cultural Bridges 2015 Bridging the Gap – Media Release
MAY 16th, 2015

The Cultural Bridges 2015 event epitomised and serves as a role model for harmony in action reflecting Multicultural NSW’s strategy.
Mr Hakan Harman, CEO of Multicultural NSW, Marrickville Councillor Sam Iskandar, and community leaders joined 64 service providers’ representatives and 300 participants from over 20 culturally and linguistically diverse communities in the Inner West and nearby localities attended the Cultural Bridges 2015.
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