Richmond Emerging Aboriginal Leadership (REAL) program

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The Richmond Emerging Aboriginal Leadership (REAL) program recruits Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students aged 14–17 to develop: a stronger sense of cultural identity and an improved awareness of family connections and Indigenous culture; a greater understanding about the importance of personal and community health, the incidence of key health issues, and the actions that can be taken improve personal health; a greater understanding of the career and personal development pathways available to them; and the agency to participate in their community (e.g. through community events, clubs, school programs and/or leadership roles) as confident and proud community leaders. This case study provides an overview and two challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTaking Action for Change
Subtitle of host publicationEducating for Youth Civic Engagement and Activism: A Resource for Educators
EditorsIan Davies, Mark Evans, Márta Fülöp, Dina Kiwan, Andrew Peterson, Jasmine B.-Y. Sim
Place of PublicationYork UK
PublisherUniversity of York, Department of Education
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)9781527242203
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Indigenous youth leadership
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people

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