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Child Protection Awareness March in Noordgesig (Next to Orlando, Soweto).

Following the recent events of brutal violence, crime and senseless killing of children in South Africa, as well as around the world, and especially in our communities, the Noordgesig Youth Forum together with the Noordgesig Community Development Foundation has decided to embark on a campaign that will bring an awareness as to how important our children are to society and without them the heritage of this country will be lost in just a few generations down the line.

The event will take place Date: 24 September 2014    Time: 8:00    Venue: Walter Sisulu Centre Noordgesig with the march starting at 8:30 and we expect to be finish at 11:30 am, returning back to the centre, where we will be addressed by various speakers and enjoy some refreshments.

For your further information, we list the following

Objectives

  • To create an awareness within the community about the importance of protecting our children

  • To create an awareness to our kids as to what the dangers are within the society

  • To know who to contact and what to do in case of an emergency

  • To get community to become more involved in the policing and becoming what they call to be my brother’s keeper and to bring back the spirit of Ubuntu

  • For the community to understand the importance of reporting crime no matter how small it might seem

  • To get Government to understand that we need more visible policing and interaction from our local SAPS

  • For Government  to put support structures in place to make our communities a safer place

  • For government to build and establish safe centres for children to go and stimulate their minds through well sought out sporting and other activities in order to build a brighter future for our kids

    Action plan

  • To have a March throughout Noordgesig and raise our concerns, led by Fire Engine, Local Brass Band, Biker Club

  • Return to venue to listen to speakers to address all issues around child protection and community issues

  • Social and Welfare experts to address the attendees

  • Performance by local artists.

  • SAPS to speak on community safety

  • Handing over of memoranda to SAPS, NPA and Dept. of Jusctice 

  • Youth to speak on how important they are to South Africa

     

    Yours sincerely

    Bruce Malgas 084 494 0078

    For and on behalf of the organising Committee


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