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10
JUL
2pm

Episode 4: (You)th Speak on Freedom Day

What does it mean to be a young South African on Freedom Day?

We reflect on freedom and equality in South Africa 26 years after the country's first democratic election. We ask what truths COVID-19 has unveiled about our freedom and how we can use this pandemic to build more inclusive systems going forward.

We spoke to:

Sasha Middleton: Researcher
Lethabo Mailula: LGBTQIA+ rights defender
Mahlatse: Trans rights activist
Matthew Bergsteedt: Biochemical Science
Mogau Makitla: STEM student
10
JUL
1pm

Episode 3: (You)th Speak on messaging

Welcome back to Youth Speak!

We speak to Lethlogonolo Mokgoroane, of The Cheeky Natives, about party messaging. We focus on how it is the biggest parties have been speaking to us, thoughts on this and touch on the right to abstain.

Follow Hlogi @Mr_Mokgoroane, Lwazi @mfazomnyama_ and engage with us @YouthLabZA. Feel free to mail us on media@youthlab.org.za with any questions, opinions or if you'd like to join us for an episode.
10
JUL
12pm

Episode 2: (You)th Speak on young people within politics

We've brought you our second episode of this pop-up podcast.

This is a podcast series brought to you by Youth Lab, a policy think-tank based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Here, young people come together to engage and exchange ideas and opinions on matters that concern us. Today Tshego and Lwazi chat with Lesego Louw and Nkanyiso Ngqulu on youth participation within the political sphere. We cover everything from the importance of young people being politically involved in the change and development of the country involved politically, to just how it is that this space works and get some insights from them on the future of our politics in SA.

Follow Lesego @lesego_louw, Nkanyiso @nkanyiso_ngqulu and Lwazi @mfazomnyama_ and engage with us @YouthLabZA. Feel free to mail us on media@youthlab.org.za with any questions, opinions or if you'd like to join us for an episode.
10
JUL
12pm

Episode 1: (You)th Speak on elections

Welcome to our first episode!

This is a podcast series brought to you by Youth Lab, a policy think-tank based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Here, young people come together to engage and exchange ideas and opinions on matters that concern us. With our 2019 election a few weeks away, MD of Youth Lab Pearl Pillay and Lwaphesheya Khoza join the host, Tshegofatso Senne, in a discussion about youth participation myths and share our concerns on the current political conversation occurring.

Follow this week's guests on Twitter: @pearlpillay and @mfazomnyama_ and engage with us @YouthLabZA. Feel free to mail us on media@youthlab.org.za with any questions, opinions or if you'd like to join us for an episode.

5 episodes