First round of A! Engagements kick off

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ACTIVATE! is going on a journey, across the country to engage with Activators. This past weekend, the first round of three A! Engagements took place in Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal and Western Cape.

ACTIVATE! #BeHumanRights Campaign

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Tomorrow, South Africa will celebrate Human Rights Day, introduced to commemorate the Sharpeville massacre. It is a day when we need to reflect on the progression the country has made to afford equal human rights for all. As part of our #BeHumanRights campaign, and in light of the recent spates of xenophobic attacks, we will be featuring the inspiring anti-xenophobic photographic campaign of Activator, Mbali Kubule.

COMMUNITY OF PABELLELO VOWS TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST VIOLENCE

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All roads led to Upington in the Northern Cape on Saturday to discuss the critical issue of how we can promote a violence-free society in a time when numerous communities are tormented by violent rebellion. Craydon Thompson reports.

YOUNG LEADERS DISCUSS POSSIBILITIES OF A VIOLENCE FREE SOCIETY IN UPINGTON

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On Saturday, youth leaders in Upington will convene an Imbizo to discuss the possibilities around achieving a non-violent society. The Imbizo will take place on Saturday, 12 November in the Thembelihle Hall in Paballelo from 11h00 till 13h00. All community members and stakeholders are invited.

Dignity for International Migrants

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Organisations collaborated on a discussion document to submit to the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) for the published International Migration Green Paper. The aim of this collaboration was to provide a unified voice on what the issues and solutions civil society has in regard to the aforementioned pieces of legislation.

Who is Network Connect?

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Network Connect was set up in 2015 to keep in touch with Activators in this expanding network and to share what they are dong with other Activators and the SA public. These are some of the strategies that we employ to keep the network connected.

Iimbizo (Imibizos) Dialogues

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Activators are hosting imbizos (public dialogues) with partners and Activator facilitators in rural and urban areas across all provinces and wherever possible, sharing the conversation across South Africa via the media, radio and social media.

Local Stations

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Activators are organising spaces to come together regularly to meet, engage, network, share knowledge, skills, ideas and resources, and forward their individual and collective causes.

A! Help Desk

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The Activator Help Desk fields Network enquiries to relevant members of the Network Connect team. This desk will help you to know how we can partner with you and work more closely.

You-th Making Local Government work

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Navigating and engaging with the socio-political environment is an ongoing intention of the ACTIVATE! programme and we continue to promote the work of the many inspiring Activators who vigorously engage with local government.

Campaigns

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The network is so vibrant and alive with possibilities that we have dedicated resources to keep (you) in touch with whats hot in the network. These are some of the current campaigns and events.