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OUR MISSION

Citizen Tasmania is a not-for-profit arts and human rights organisation that provides people with the means to tackle challenges within their communities through education, empowerment and connection. Our particular focus is to support Tasmanians of refugee background and those seeking asylum to reach their potential.

OUR VISION

A society that upholds human rights, where people have the means to tackle challenges in their communities and reach their potential, and where the arts are a critical vehicle for social change and transformation.

OUR VALUES

Connection Potential Education Collaboration Empowerment

  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Democracy and participation
  • Gender equality and empowerment
  • Human rights framework
  • Solidarity with first nations people
  • Social change through arts
 

BOARD MEMBERS

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GRACE WILLIAMS

Founder & Director

Grace Williams is a documentary film maker and writer who believes in utilising the arts to catalyse social shifts from apathy to activism.
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Pratiti Amin

Deputy Director

Pratiti Amin is a Quality Assurance Officer who is committed to supporting women from migrant and refuge backgrounds to reach their potential.
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Dr. SUZANNE MALLICK

Chairperson
Dr. Suzanne Mallick is a sociologist and social policy researcher who believes that people have ability to tackle challenges in their communities and reach their potential.
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Syed Shaqil Jahangir

Secretary

Syed Shaqil Jahangir is a former Police Sergeant and student of law, who believes that grassroots activism is a powerful means of achieving social change.

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Lucinda Kateros

Public Officer
Lucinda Kateros is a lawyer who is passionate about promoting the fundamental truth that all people are entitled to equal rights and treatment.
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Anh QuAn Le

Treasurer
Anh Qaun Le is Business School Graduate from the University of Tasmania who believes in providing meaningful educational tools for communities to take action to tackle human rights challenges.

VOLUNTEERS

Mostafa Faraji

Mostafa Faraji is an artist-activist from a refugee background, who believes in the role art must play in facilitating social transformation.

Lisette Terts

Lisette Terts is a student of Political Science at the University of Tasmania, she is passionate about challenging systemic oppression.

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