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Ceinwen (they/them) is an Art Therapist that has been living in Wangaratta for around 6 years.​

In this episode, Ceinwein speaks to the common experience of growing up regionally and then moving to the city as soon as possible to find community. They share their journey of moving back to Wangaratta and now building a community for young LGBTQIA+ people there. Ceinwen was the facilitator of the My Self: Portrait Series for the Regional Activation Program in 2023. They speak about how these workshops unfolded and the importance of meeting people where they are at. Ceinwen shares about how the creation of social events is often seen as a priority, but how a lot of folk are actually looking to feel more safe and accepted in their own lives and how this has shifted their work towards advocacy.​

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