[DEBATE] : (Fwd) New CCS Outreach series: Qwasha #1 on 18 August, UKZN/Westville
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Fri Aug 11 16:22:57 BST 2006
QWASHA Session #1
When: Friday 18 August, 9AM-2PM
Where: T4 Westville campus
RSVP: Ntokozo Mthembu/ Molefi Ndlovu
Tel: +27 (0)31 260 2116
mthembun at ukzn.ac.za
Invitation to the campus based CCS Outreach Program
Join the Center for Civil Society for the launch of the campus based
Student organizations, activists, workers and the open minded are
invited to a day of screenings of the latest activist documentaries
telling of emerging struggles in the communities.
Campus based activist collectives such as the Socialist Students
Movement will join others in a conversation about the state of student
and youth activism and prospects for building radical alternatives.
09-09.30: Greetings and program outline- the aims of the CCS Campus
9.30-10.00: Screening: INKANI (a 2006 film by SHANNON WALSH and HEINRICH
BOHMKE): Built from new and archival footage, Inkani traces the growing
resistance of poor communities over the last seven years in Durban,
including the violent evictions in Bayview, the Ten Rand march, the
Marcel King shooting and the Abahlali baseMjondolo marches and victories)
10-10.30: What can we learn from these emerging struggles? Engaging
speakers: - Abahlali base Mjondolo Movement and other social movements.
10.30-11: Screening: ABASEBENZI E-WYATT ROAD (a 2005 film by AOIBHEANN
O’SULLIVAN AND NTOKOZO MTHEMBU): A documentary about the harsh lives
faced by jobseekers waiting by the side of yet another road, who hope to
secure a few hours of casual labour, at a time of the unemployment rate
has soared to around 40%
11-11.30: Youth Jobs and Education. Work as a right the beginning of a
campaign? Engaging speakers:-Right to Work Campaign
11.30-1: Open discussion on challenges facing students and youth in general.
1PM: tea and other…
1.30-2: Way Forward and announcement of next session.
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