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The Uncle Project celebrates turning 20 and invites you to join in

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Uncle Project in action. Photo supplied.

Jason Dwyer

The Uncle Project (UP) invites the far north coast tribe to join in a special celebration event on December 7 from 6 till 9pm at KulchaJam in the Byron A&I Estate.  

The Uncle Project believes in the village and advocates it takes a village to raise a healthy child. Doing its bit to help boys become good men, UP understands that without women we wouldn’t have men and a tribe. So come one, come all and support diversity and inclusivity! 

Uncle Project in action. Photo supplied.

We are a 20-year-old far north coast NSW community organisation that has embraced the many changes that have occurred over this time, and know we are as relevant to the village now as we ever have been. What the event offers is a taste of who we are, celebratory engagement as a community organisation for community, acknowledgment, and offering experiences.

The event is being held to complete the village picture that is children/women/men, enjoying time and space together. We are showcasing UP in all its warmth and glory, headlining with the announcement of the Uncle of the Year, the graduation of some boys to young men and there will be ceremony, food and fun with musician Dallas James. 

You can vote for the most deserving member before December 1 at www.facebook.com/uncleproject.

♦ Jason Dwyer is from UP.

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