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Our publications document Brotherhood research and policy analysis, share learning from evaluations of Brotherhood services, and keep our supporters informed about our work.

See also journal articles and contributions to books by Brotherhood researchers.

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By Lauren Siegmann 2010

What are the employment status and aspirations of public housing residents?

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By Sharon Bond 2010

This literature review examines youth centres and other programs which offer holistic or integrated youth services in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia, and considers supportive policy frameworks.

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November 2010, (PDF file, 90 KB)

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Brotherhood of St Laurence, 2010

Several Brotherhood of St Laurence sites and program clusters have been identified as active or potential community activity and service delivery centres.

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LEAD ARTICLE Monitoring social exclusion: findings from a new multidimensional measure for Australia.

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By George Myconos, 2010

This study of a recycling pilot project (HaRP) in the Fitzroy and Collingwood high-rise public housing estates found that many households had become involved in recycling, and so reduced the amount of recyclable material sent to landfill.

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By Dina Bowman and Nicole Souery, 2010

The Training for Work study analysed the characteristics of participants in training programs run by the Brotherhood of St Laurence.

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By Sharon Bond, 2010

This report presents the evaluation of a small-scale pilot in which refugee women requiring personal and settlement support were matched with volunteer mentors in the City of Hume in Melbourne’s north.

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By Martina Boese, 2010

The Community Service Leadership Program (CSLP), developed by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Rotary Club of Melbourne, enabled disadvantaged young people in alternative educational settings to explore, devise and implement projects to benefit their local community.

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By George Myconos, 2010

This report evaluates a pre-Community VCAL ‘Taster’ course offered at the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s Frankston High Street Centre.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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