Sunday, July 03, 2011
Australian elected to International Role in YCS
Congratulations to my Facebook Friend, Devett O'Brien who has been elected as the new Secretary-General of the International Young Christian Students (YCS). He will be stationed in Paris for four years and starts in October this year.Solidarity prayers and best wishes as another young Australian takes up justice advocacy within an International Forum
Devett has been a member of the Brisbane Catholic Justice and Peace Commission and is the State Director of LeftRight Think Tank
One of Devett’s key achievements was as the Project Co-ordinator for the SMARTcasual Association where he brought together young people with Unions, Businesses, Community Groups and Local and State Government to develop “Get SMART about Casual Work” a curriculum kit educating young people on their responsibilities and rights as casual workers.