• The SJC fights for dignity, equality, and justice

    We work to advance the constitutional rights to life, dignity, equality, freedom and safety for all people

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  • Branches are where SJC members meet, educate, and mobilise

    Members participate in leadership training and political education, while mobilising around key issues

  • The Khayelitsha policing Commission of Inquiry

    The SJC is campaigning for the Commission’s recommendations to be implemented

  • Our campaign for clean and dignified sanitation

    The SJC has taken the City of Cape Town to court over its discriminatory sanitation services

  • Police resourcing is unfair and unjust

    The SJC is litigating against the Minister of Police for equitable police resources

  • Social audits and community power

    Social audits build community power, deepening the culture of participatory democracy

  • Programme:

    Local Government:

    The Local Government Programme leads our organising for the rights of informal settlement residents to dignity, equality, and justice.

  • Programme:

    Safety and Justice

    The Safety and Justice Programme leads our campaigns to ensure all people have access to a democratic and effective police and criminal justice system.

Campaigning for Safety & Security for All

Recent News:

  • Marikana Crisis: All parties must come to the table
    • Oct 05, 2017 |
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    On Thursday 5 October the Social Justice Coalition and Marikana residents marched from the Cape Town Civic Centre to the Western Cape SAPS Provincial Office to demand a swift intervention from authorities regarding the dire situation in Marikana, Philippi East....

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  • Press Statement: Update on Police Resources Court Case
    • Jul 19, 2017 |
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    On Wednesday 19 July 2017 the Social Justice Coalition (SJC), Equal Education (EE) and the Nyanga Community Policing Forum (CPF) held an information session to update interested parties on the Police Resource Allocation case. The case will be heard in...

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  • JOINT PRESS STATEMENT: The #SJC10 case and protecting the right to protest
    • Jun 13, 2017 |
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    On 14 and 15 June 2017, activists from the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) will appear in the Western Cape High Court to challenge a law that has helped to criminalise protest. This case is a vital legal intervention for the...

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  • SJC announces new leadership elected at our AGM 2017
    • Jun 07, 2017 |
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    On Saturday 3 June 2017 the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) held its elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Thusong Hall, Khayelitsha.  The AGM allowed around four hundred delegates, representing all of our branches across Cape Town, to reflect on the...

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