Taking up the struggle against corruption

Corruption is rarely ever seen as a youth struggle. Corruption Watch took up this challenge by bringing together young people from across South Africa to contribute to their youth strategy and take what they learned from their youth survey forward.

Tshepang’s own Be28 story

Activator Tshepang was recently on Bophelong on SABC 2. He talks about his own Be28 journey and it helped him overcome his problems.

5 cities, one topic, one conversation: May Exchange

Saturday, 31 May 2014 has become quite a special day on the ACTIVATE! calendar to date. For the first time, we managed to host three ACTIVATE! Exchanges on one day, in three cities.

What makes a good leader?

The present generation of young people in South Africa has a responsibility, as tomorrows leaders, to re-write a narrative that is different from what existed before 1994. Young people are faced with a challenge of evolving a South Africa that is more open and more just, where people have equal access to basic needs…

Youth Month vs Youth Development

As much as we celebrate youth month and the impact the young people of 1976 made in South Africa, youth development is still a problem in SA, particularly in rural Eastern Cape. The Department of Provincial and Local Government defines youth development as…

How can young people bring about meaning change in their communities?

This was the topic for discussion as hundreds of young people, across South Africa took part in a dialogue hosted by ACTIVATE! as means of cultivating an active citizenry after South Africas fifth elections.

Photo exhibition: Protest against the self

An open air, free for all exhibition by Dean Jates at the Bonteheuwel Train Station garden on 01 June 2014. Dean Jates: The Active Citizenship Photography Exhibition provides the opportunity to reflect on the self in a society were negative imagery controlled by mass media TV news, newspaper has become a norm in communities.

Facilitator Nqaba on Bush Radio

Facilitator Nqaba was on Bush Radio talking about ACTIVATE! and youth development. He explained why young people should join ACTIVATE!

Be28 Sets Out to Make a Habit of Success

The Be28 initiative, based on the principle that positive behavior can be established by 28 days of repetition, has taken up the challenge of developing a nation of good habits.

Activators on Talk Radio 702

Activators Kenneth and Sabelo were on Talk Radio 702 talking about the ACTIVATE! network and it’s power to connect young people.