Participants and Organisations during the school
The 21st Khanya College Winter School this year has 71 participants from 34 different organisations. The school will be held at the House of Movements from 9 – 14 June 2019, in Johannesburg. The theme of the school is ‘Movement Building, Organising and the Role of Media’. Khanya College is firm on giving women a space, hence the gender composition of the school, and as a result, participants from is 60% women.
Organisations from different countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region were invited. The SADC countries are Mozambique; Zimbabwe; Zambia; Malawi and Angola. The participating organisations are: Afrika Grupperna (AGS); Benchmarks; Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO)/ Simunye Workers Forum; Housing Assembly; Mining Affected Communities United in Action (Macua); Makause; Outsourcing Must Fall; Orange Farm Advice Centre; Thetha FM; Gauteng Civil Association (GCA); Support Centre for Land Change (SCLC); Sugar Plantation and Allied Workers Union of Malawi (SPAWUM); The National Union of Plantation, Agriculture and Allied Workers (NUPAAW)- Zambia; Vaal Environmental Justice Alliance (VEJA); African Reclaimers Organisation; South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA); OXFAM; National Community Health Care Workers; Forum of Activists Journalists (FAJ); Barona; PUSH; CHWs North West; CHWs Mpumalanga; Setsi Samosafi Feminist Network; GroundWork and Equal Education.
Khanya College invited organisations that are relatively doing work alligned with its objectives and involved in the lives of working class and their struggles. The College decided on the following sectors: Solidarity, Environment; Casual Workers, Land & Housing, Education, Communities & Social Movements, Outsourcing, Media, Legal, Unions and Community Health Care Workers.