AbM Youth League, Youth Day Event, Motala Heights, 16 June 2011

Youth Day 2011

The annual Abahlali baseMjondolo Youth League event for Youth Day was held in the Motala Heights settlement in 2011. Around a thousand young people came to the event, from settlements as far away as Howick, the South Coast and eNdwedwe in Zululand. There were also representatives from the Right2Know Campaign, the September National Imbizo, the Wentworth Development Forum, the South Durban Community & Environmental Alliance and Students for Law and Social Justice at UKZN.

There were political speeches, a presentation on domestic violence, a presentation on evictions and the law, a play written and performed by young comrades from KwaMashu, a performance by the Mfene Group and the Dlamini King Brothers also performed.