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Young Active Citizen Awards 2020

By Amanda / December 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Young Active Citizen Awards 2020

Media Release South African learners showcase their solutions on COVID-19 and societal issues 16 December 2020: Finalists from sixteen schools who come from eight provinces across South Africa presented their projects in the inaugural online Young Active Citizens Award 2020. “We’re all aware of the ways in which COVID-19 has turned life upside down, so…

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Y-CAP Toolkit & Videos

By Amanda / April 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Y-CAP Toolkit & Videos

The Toolkit Steps in Video format

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Empowervate Poem Writing Challenge 2021

By Amanda / September 10, 2021 / Comments Off on Empowervate Poem Writing Challenge 2021

Well done to the 61 entrants who sent in their poems for this social media competition run by Empowervate on the topic of ending bullying. The quality was amazing overall and we chose 10 winners instead of only 3! The top 10 get R30 airtime, third place gets R50 airtime, second place gets R75 airtime…

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Poem Writing Challenge

By Amanda / June 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Poem Writing Challenge

!!! WRITE AND WIN !!! . Empowervate Poem Writing Challenge 2021 . Write us a short poem about anti-bullying and stand a chance to win! . The poem can be from any perspective and anyone that is currently entered or has ever entered our YCAP programme can submit their poems! . Submit your poem on…

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Opportunity: Program Manager

By Amanda / November 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Opportunity: Program Manager

Opportunity: Program Manager (Freelance or Contract) About Empowervate Empowervate is a youth development NPO that was registered in 2013. The flagship programme it runs, The Youth Citizens Action Programme (Y-CAP), was born out of Afrika Tikkun, a well-established NGO, in 2009, initially as a youth dialogue. When the national youth programme, which works through the…

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South African children given a platform on COVID-19 and societal issues

By Amanda / September 8, 2020 / Comments Off on South African children given a platform on COVID-19 and societal issues

South African learners are invited to share their ideas on how to get through the big issues of 2020 by entering the Young Active Citizen Award 2020. “We’re all aware of the ways in which COVID-19 has turned life upside down,” explains Amanda Blankfield-Koseff, Founder of youth development NPO Empowervate Trust. “And perhaps this is…

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