Reaching Out – Effective Citizenship in Action
As a student or academic researcher, it is often easy to focus only on the work at hand and ignore the world moving around you. However, every now and again a tragedy will occur that will bring one’s civic duty into stark focus.
One such example arose out of the ravaging fire that struck Imizamo Yethu township, Hout Bay on the 12th of March. As the blaze swept through the township, consuming home after home, the Imizamo Yethu community and the general public at large came together to produce a shining example of what it means to be an effective citizen.
What is Effective Citizenship?
The creation of strong, altruistic communities is necessary for […]