Category Archives for Social Outreach

GELDERBLOM AND OTHERS VERSUS THE CITY

LIVING IN A STATE OF ENTITLEMENT: WHERE TO FROM HERE?  Dear Community,Working in the criminal courts and witnessing the many matters I have over the years, I have often wondered what it is which makes some people – let’s bluntly call them what they are, criminals – believe that the ordinary norms and laws to which […]

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INTERDICT AGAINST THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE CITY’S BY-LAWS ON HOMELESS PEOPLE

An interdict application is due to be heard on 3 December 2019: Seven homeless people have brought an application against the City asking for an order that the City be prevented from interfering with all homeless people, including: removal of their property and the enforcement of fines. Please see below (scroll down) the first two pages […]

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Getting an ID can be harder than you think

One of the ongoing interventions by the Streetscapes team has been to help people in the hotspot up in Van Riebeeck Park apply for ID cards when necessary. When living on the street, it can be difficult to keep important documents safe all the time. And an ID is essential when looking for work.You might […]

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