Government launches Youth Month 2022 in Soweto, 2 Jun
The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) under the auspices of the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD) will in partnership with the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture (DSAC) launch the 2022 Youth Month on Thursday, 02 June 2022.
Hosted under the theme: “Promoting sustainable livelihood and resilience of young people for a better tomorrow”, this year’s Youth Month campaign seeks to highlight challenges faced by the youth, present possible solutions through dialogues, as well as to showcase opportunities available for the youth. The year 2022 marks the 46th Anniversary since the June 16 Student Uprising of 1976.
During the media launch, Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and the National Youth Development Agency Executive Chairperson, Ms Asanda Luwaca will unveil this year’s calendar of activities for the month of June.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: 2 June 2022
Time: 09:30 for 10:00
Venue: Morris Isaacson High School, Soweto
NB! The launch at the school will be followed by the wreath laying ceremony at Hector Peterson Memorial which will commence at 11h00. This will be followed by a press briefing at Uncle Tom’s Hall from 11h30 to 13h30.
For RSVPs, kindly contact:
Bongekile Skosana (National Youth Development Agency) / Email: Bongekile.Skosana@nyda.gov.za(link sends e-mail) / Cell, +27 (82) 269-9246
Madimetja Moleba (Department of Sport, Arts and Culture) / Email: MadimetjaM@dsac.gov.za(link sends e-mail) / Cell: 066 301 4675
Mr. Shalen Gajadhar (Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities) / Cell: 060 979 4235
Ms Zimasa Velaphi (Head of Communications and Marketing), / Cell: 072 172 8925
Ms. Margaret Sikhweni (Communications, NYDA) / Cell: 084240 6229
Source: Government of South Africa