City of Swan awards $5,000 to empower Indigenous girls through art (Mirage News)

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The City of Swan was delighted to recently award $5,000 to the Kiara Girls Academy for its Yokayi Art project.

The Yokayi project encourages students to explore their creative expression through visual art, media, drama and dance.

Kiara Girls Academy Program Manager Lisa Semmens said the Kiara Girls Academy is grateful for the support of the City of Swan.

“This project is a big part of our cultural connections program for the year and the weekly art sessions facilitate creativity, a sense of pride and achievement,” she said.

City of Swan Mayor David Lucas said that the City’s Swan Community grants are designed to make a real difference to people’s lives.

“We are proud to support the Kiara Girls Academy and the important role it plays in supporting local indigenous young women and their families,” he said.

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