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About YMCA Victoria’s Youth Press Gallery

YMCA Victoria’s Youth Press Gallery is a program for young people aged between 16-25 currently studying, or who have an interest in, political journalism, photography, or filming to gain valuable experience serving as the Press Gallery for the YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament program. In this series of blogs we are proud to introduce you to the members of the 2020 Youth Press Gallery, and share their achievements and published works during their time with the program.

Introducing Mark Yin

Age: 21

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About me: Mark is interested in broadening civic engagement and political participation for young people. He believes strongly in young people supporting other young people, empowering one another to find what we're passionate about and engaging boldly and critically with the big, structural issues we’re facing as a generation. Top of his list are economic, racial and environmental justice.

In his spare time, he's a podcast producer and avid Mariah Carey fan. He's also a student at the University of Melbourne.

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Originally published in the Sunraysia Daily on 25 September 2020