NETWORK Workshops & LITERATURE


 

JOZi BOOK FAIR – NETWORK Workshops & LITERATURE

Saturday, 31 August 2019, 9.00 – 11.00am, Museum Africa

All NETWORK Workshops focus on current issues and challenges within different sectors of society (labour, health, women etc) and draw on literature, films etc to facilitate debate and clarification. This is a platform to assist people to understand the world in which we live and act and collaboration between organisations and sectors. The public is encouraged to participate and can pre-register online or on the day. Click here

SectorNetwork Workshops and Literature Venues – Museum Africa

Facilitators/

Speakers

Organisations involved
1.Labour
At the point of production: how can workers shift the class balance of power?
labour
4th Floor WestDale McKinley ILRIG, Giwusa, CWAO
2.HealthBuilding a health movement & focusing on women’s healthAuditorium, Ground FloorTshepo Matoko, Juliet Kabe Gauteng Community Healthcare Workers Forum, National Network, People’s Health
3.LegalThe role of collective class action in promoting activism or legalism?Geology Theatre, BasementI.Schroeder, (tbc), Nomzamo Zondo (SERI) & Charles Abrahams (lawyer)CWAO, SERI, Advice Offices
4. Women, Work & FeminismWorking women’s lives, writing, dance and struggle: Khanya Feminist network in conversation with author, Pat Fahrenfort, on Spanner in the worksArenaKarla Witbooi, Doreen Mongale & Patricia MakhubuKhanya College, GCA, GCHWF, Simunye
5.Environment

 (1) Reclaimers & the Environment – towards a sustainable model of integration

The Law and the struggle against evictions (2)

MA Foyer Ground Floor

Eli Kodisang,
Prof. Linda Godfrey, CSIR;
LHR Land & Housing Unit (Louise du Plessis)

 African Reclaimers Organisation, Groundwork, VEJA, Ekhurleni
6.Mining & CommunitiesChallenging the mining legacy and building organization in West Rand (Soweto, Riverlea, Kagiso) & ‘Waiting to Exhale’ & film doccie3rd Floor Exhibition Room 1 and Screen RoomEric Motsau, Brown Motsau and David van Wyk & community speakersBench Marks Foundation, VEJA, Groundwork
7.Activist JournalistsMedia Coop (1) & Media & consumer Culture (2)BoardroomSiya Mviko, Mehita Iqani FAJ, Khanya College, Giwusa, GCA, Ilrig, CWAO
8.FAITHFaith and Literature – with students, youth & activistsGround Floor, Main ExhibitionMokesh Morar YCS, Justice and Peace
9.EducationThe crisis and need for an Education Charter3rd Floor, Exhibition Room 2Babalwa Dlanjwa, MinhajEqual Education
10.Anti-xenophobiasocial cohesion, integration   & organizing immigrants2nd Floor, WestChrispin Kashindi & Mafata Magodi Refugees without voices, African Diaspora, Comsa, & various immigrant organisations.
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