Nelson Mandela

The world mourned the death of Nelson Mandela in December, one of the most inspirational and influential men of our time. The former South African president died aged 95 at his home in Johannesburg. Mandela, who was imprisoned for his opposition to Apartheid for 27 years, will be remembered for his pivotal role in the fight against institutional racism in South Africa. If his immediate legacy wasn’t enough, Mandala has inspired a generation of young people worldwide in a multitude of ways. Youthwork spoke to some youth workers and leaders about his impact.

Matt Summerfield, Urban SaintsEvery year, Urban Saints takes youth groups to South Africa to build houses in a township. Part of this experience includes...

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