Democracy Works Foundation is offering 28 young South Africans a free opportunity to join the 2020 contingent of their Democracy Works Academy, which develops future civil society leaders. Applications are open between 15 February – 15 March 2020.
The programme, consisting of three residential seminars and an online learning platform developed with the University of Pretoria, enables Fellows to engage on South Africa’s socio-economic and political landscape with key figures in politics, business and civil society.
Democracy Works Academy is a seven-month programme that consists of three residential seminars and an Online Learning Platform, developed in partnership with the University of Pretoria. The Academy is looking for:
- Young people between the ages of 19-30 years old
- Who have a minimum matric certificate
- An interest in driving social justice and change in South Africa.
- This year, the Academy is recruiting young people from Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal (in 2019, the Academy recruited from Gauteng, Limpopo, Free State, and North West).