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PADKOS EVENT: Thinking about Paulo Freire theo(logically): Philpott & Butler, 31 May, 11am

Next up in the Paulo Freire-focused “School of Thought” padkos sessions, Graham Philpott and Mark Butler will open a conversation about the theological foundations and connections in Freire’s life and work. Although it’s not always known or emphasised in discussions of Paulo Freire, the fact is that Christianity was important – both in his own

CLP with the KZN Church Leader’s Group on the ‘Land’ Question

On 8 May 2018, CLP led a discussion at Diakonia Council of Churches, with the KZN Church Leader’s Group and others about the ‘land’ question. It was an interesting and sometimes uncomfortable discussion which asked a lot of questions with no answers being expected. More sessions might come from this discussion with spaces being opened

UnFreedom Day, Abahlali – 22 April 2018

This year’s UnFreedom Day was a culmination of a number of consultation processes with the broad membership of Abahlali. The processes included consultations at a leadership level, branch level, General Assembly and Land Summit. AbM used the UnFreedom Day to make announcements on two issues (1) the audited membership is now 50 000 (2) the position of

Stories from the Ground: Roosboom United Churches

Roosboom United Churches that had received compensation, held a celebration or thanksgiving service in September 2017, to thank God for being with them throughout their struggle. Some churches are still awaiting their money vouchers as part of the compensation. CLP has been supporting these churches from 2006 and was present at the service, also contributing


First Class in the 2018 ‘School of Thought’ Firoze Manji returns for another exciting padkos conversation on March 27th. In 2015, Firoze’s amazing input on “What’s Left in Africa?” closed off our ‘School of Thought’ series. This time around, Firoze opens the 2018 edition of a new ‘School of Thought’ which will be organised around