FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: ACTIVATE! Hackathons finding solutions to gender-based violence (GBV) 09 August 2017 Reports of Deputy Minister of the Department of Education Mduduzi Manana physically assaulting Mandisa Duma at Cubana restaurant this past Sunday is reflective of a society that has normalised the abuse and brutalisation of women, girls and other vulnerable groups …
The month of August marks Women’s Month where we celebrate the women within the ACTIVATE! Change Drivers Network and how they are contributing towards positive change. By showcasing these amazing women through a photo exhibition on Instagram (Instabition) we will highlight the resilience of women Activators in their various spaces and the immeasurable contribution they …
ACTIVATE! has launched a groundbreaking campaign titled Future Now SA as a platform for young people to add their voice to the future of South Africa and create their future now.
Activator, Roxanne Denton, and her organisation, Hidden Halos that organises birthday parties for abandoned children in Cape Town, was featured in The Big Issue this month.
Activator Tshepang was recently on Bophelong on SABC 2. He talks about his own Be28 journey and it helped him overcome his problems.
Facilitator Nqaba was on Bush Radio talking about ACTIVATE! and youth development. He explained why young people should join ACTIVATE!
Activators Kenneth and Sabelo were on Talk Radio 702 talking about the ACTIVATE! network and it’s power to connect young people.
Activator Sydney was on SHIFT talking about his Five Star Sky project. If you want to know more about his project watch the video.
Activator Mpho was on Kopanong FM encouraging people to apply to become a change driver.
Activators Zama and Sanele were on Vibe FM talking about their initiative, Build My Community, in Kwa Mashu. They were advertising their first event to be held on June 16.
One of the reasons to join ACTIVATE! is the power of the network. Watch this video which shows the power of the network.
Discussion about how can young South Africans hold public representatives accountable to secure effective governance and build a better South Africa. Public accountability is one of the topics set to be discussed at the Activate Exchange.
Facilitator Lerato Mahoyi was on Bophelong talking about the importance of having organizations like ACTIVATE!
In the South African context, our Constitution emphasises the importance of active involvement and participation by citizens. The relationship between government and citizens is very important.
Activate Change Drivers young representatives and Western Cape youth were in the Hectic Nine-9 studio to discuss the upcoming elections, democracy and leadership.
The events of 21 March 1960 were not random. They were the result of careful mobilising and a combined effort aimed at achieving a specific goal. In this case, fighting pass laws.
Activator Anele Cele was recently featured in the local Standerton paper. Read what she had to say about her ACTIVATE! experience.
The 2014 Innovation Showcase is an exciting event in the ACTIVATE! calendar for many reasons. Activators from across the country get the opportunity of getting together.
Nelisa was on Power FM talking about social innovation with Azania.
Facilitator Lezerine was on SA FM being highlighted as a Mover and Shaker. Listen to her story.