Aspiring and hardworking year 8 student, Vernon Simpson has been accepted in to The Western Bulldogs’ Nallei-Jerring Koori Youth Leadership Project.
The Western Bulldogs’ Nallei-Jerring (join and unite) Koori Youth Leadership Project aims to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander young people, by providing opportunities through the Western Bulldogs as a way of encouraging leadership within the local Aboriginal community.
The Western Bulldogs Football Club is used as a vehicle to inspire, educate and encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander young people to become future leaders in the West Metro Aboriginal community. The young people are provided with an exciting range of life, cultural and sport experiences in which to learn and develop from.
The Nallei Jerring Program offers practical and theory based activities designed to enhance young people with cultural knowledge, leadership, teamwork, resilience, communication, support networks and connection to community.