Restoring Humanity - Activities

Schools Programme

Restoring Humanity facilitators, Clint Bowers and Babalwa Alwen conducted three workshops at Excelsior High School in Belhar.

The focus of these workshops were exploring individual and collective identity. The grade 10 class of 42 learners were very engaged in the activities. The educator Ms Smith thanked the Institute and facilitators for the engagement commenting that they were able to explore the issue of identity in much more depth and appreciated the workshop worksheets. 

 

1913 Land Act workshop

On the 2nd of February the Restoring Humanity Project Liso Madikane and Fatima Swartz facilitated on the 1913 Land Act workshop hosted by the District Six and Iziko museum. Sixteen youth from Masiphumele joined the group of 60 young people in revisiting the land Act and discussing the impact thereof on the youth of today.

Youth workshop, 23 February at the Homecoming of District Six Museum

On Saturday 23 February 2013, sixty four Restoring Humanity youth from six areas participated in a workshop exploring identity and ethnicity.

 

Youth camp 22 - 24 March at Simonsberg Christian Centre

Forty two youth from Mitchell' Plain, Khayelitsha and Delft/Belhar attended a weekend workshop from 22 - 24 March at Simonsberg Christian Centre in Franschoek. The programme included activities on human rights and rape and introduced journalling as a tool to assist in their healing process.

Youth camp 12 - 14 April at Cape Academy Maths and Science Centre

Thirty eight youth from Atlantis, Mamre and Masiphumelele attended a weekend workshop from 12 - 14 April at Cape Academy Maths and Science Centre. The programme included activities in exploring values needed in the group and community to ensure strong healthy society. In addition young people shared their perceptions on how society is structured.  Journalling as a tool to assist in their healing process was also introduced to the group.

 

Delft, Khayalitsha and Atlantis - 10, 11 May

On 10 and 11 May, twenty five community leaders from Delft, Khayalitsha and Atlantis came together to talk about a pilot community healing process for their communities. The healing of memories workshop will form the core of the process. The IHoM will be working with the group of leaders to develop their skills and knowledge to sustain the work of members as they engage with the community healing process in their communities.

Restoring Humanity youth workshop, 23 February at the Homecoming of District Six Museum

 Restoring Humanity youth workshop, 23 February at the Homecoming of District Six Museum