Students ThinkTwice

Our students have done us proud again! As part of the Mandela Day 67-Minute challenge (where students pledged their time to volunteer at a charity of their choice), our students offered their assistance at ThinkTwice, a local charity whose aim it is to help children develop the skills, awareness and knowledge to make good choices 

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Dr Sharon Johnson to Deliver Paper at International Violence Prevention Conference

We are proud to announce that one of our Psychology lecturers, Dr Sharon Johnson, will be delivering a paper at the International Violence Prevention Conference in Cape Town on 8/9 September. UCT SaVI and the Global Campaign for Violence Prevention will be hosting this conference on violence prevention titled ‘Preventing Violence: From Scientific Excellence to Effective 

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From B-Boys to Men – healing the ‘hood

On 8 July, at Cornerstone Institute, the last documentary of the Winter School Film Festival captivated the audience, again privileged to have the director, this time Tanswell Jansen, as a guest, with its energetic music, positive messages and uplifting stories of lives transformed. ‘Heal yourself, heal the world’ is the theme that weaves like a 

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Uniquely South African Story of Forgiveness

The screening of the seminal documentary “Black Christmas” took place on the 24th of June 2016 at Cornerstone Institute. Among the audience members we were honoured too have welcomed producer of the film, Prof. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela. The work is a uniquely South African story that probes the deep dimensions and many layers of forgiveness, with special 

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Dr. James Matthews, an Inspirational Dissident

17 June, 2016 As part of our 2016 Winter School, Cornerstone Institute hosts a Film Festival that features four notable documentaries that we believe capture the history and dignity of the South African liberation struggle. On Friday, June 17, the Festival was launched, and we were honoured to host Dr James Matthews at Cornerstone Institute 

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CI was confirmed conference partner of the Communities of Resilience Conference to be hosted at the University on 26 July

Cornerstone Institute is honoured to have been appointed co-host of the Communities of Resilience Conference together with the Dept of Social Development, Rutgers University-Newark, and Community Chest. This will take place on 26 July. The goal of the Communities of Resilience conference is to highlight community development research. This one-day conference will provide an opportunity 

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