The Right to Place and Home


from South Africa to the Bay Area


S'bu Zikode of Abahlali baseMjondolo

Bayanihan Center, 1010 Mission Street, San Francisco
(corner of Mission and Sixth Streets, near Civic Center BART) $5-$10 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds. Wheelchair accessible.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 7-9pm

Join S'bu Zikode of the Shack Dwellers movement in South Africa, in conversation with Bay Area housing rights activists Paul Boden (WRAP) and Sara Shortt (HRC), speaking about homelessness, life on the margins, and the right to home and place. The largest social movement led by the poor in post-apartheid South Africa, Abahlali baseMjondolo – or Shack Dwellers' Movement – is at the forefront of emerging global struggles for the right to housing and just, democratic development. S'bu Zikode, an esteemed movement organizer and public intellectual, is a founding member and current president of Abahlali baseMjondolo.
Cosponsored by: Priority Africa Network, International Development Exchange (IDEX), UC Berkeley Center for African Studies SF Coalition on Homelessness, Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP), Housing Rights Committee SF (HRC), SF Community Land Trust, and the Center for Political Education

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