• 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:

  • SJC Sanitation ​Court ​Case Postponed
    • Dec 05, 2017 |
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    The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) and the City of Cape Town were due to appear before the Equality Court on 5 December 2017. The SJC approached the court to challenge the inferior sanitation services provided to informal settlements by the...

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  • Open letter to Portfolio Committee of Police
    • Nov 22, 2017 |
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    Dear honourable member of the Portfolio Committee of Police in Parliament Re: Black lives, police resources and the Portfolio Committee of Police Starting on 25 August 2015, after delivering a memorandum to the Minister of Police and the Chairpersons of...

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  • 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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