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[PRESS RELEASE] FINE ARTS AND DANCE PROGRAMME

PASCAP Trust received support from the National Lotteries Commission to deliver our Fine Arts and Dance Programme to two communities in the Eastern Cape; namely, Nompumelelo and Cradock. The programme was developed to provide intensive skills development to talented youth from rural and township communities. There is a need for more art programmes in South Africa, especially in under-resourced communities where extramural activities are

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Don Pinnock on How to Talk to High-Risk Adolescents

In the appendix of Don Pinnock’s 2016 book, Cape Gang Town, there is a valuable toolbox specifically for parents, teachers and community workers who work with high-risk youths. It has ten sections (“How to talk to adolescents”, “Don’t demand compliance”, “How to build trust”, “Creating safe space”, “The hero’s journey”, “Using fear and ritual”, “Taking time out”, “Make ground rules”, “Giving feedback”, and “A programme is

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