Wer're back again with #MadeInMtDruitt 3 featuring Aaron Saunders. A proud Kamilaroi Biripi man who has grown up in Mt Druitt and continues to work with the indiginous community in the area for the Ted Noffs Foundation.
And were back with #MadeInMtDruitt no 2 featuring a couple who have been residents of Mt Druitt for 50+ years. Rob and Kathleen give their insight into their experiences living in the 2770. They tell us about the sense of community the area has as the groups they are involved with including the Whalan Community Group.
So, the final episode of Struggle Street aired last night on SBS and without delving to deeply into the lively debates that are currently taking place, we just wanted everyone to know that there are two sides to every story. So what are we doing? Well, we decided a small video campaign might help equalize the negative attention Mt Druitt has been receiving.
To bring in the New Year Street Uni Clothing will be kicking of a monthly competition to provide more opportunities for young aspiring designers and artists to have their works printed onto a t-shirt and join the Street Uni Clothing label. If you are interested in participating, you can find all the details below.
The Street University has teamed up with Information and Culture Exchange (ICE) to provide opportunities for guerrilla filmmakers who are wanting to break into the mainstream media industry. Utilising the musical talents of the youth from Mt Druitt, the 'Heat From The Street' project has released its first round of videos which include an artist profile and a music video.