• Law and Organising workshop at Khanya College. On 2-3 August 2010, SERI co-facilitated a skills workshop called Law and Organising at Khanya College's 'Crisis and Resistance' Winter School. Community and social movement activists from around South Africa attended the workshop which covered: the current political context and limitations of the law; evictions and resistance; the right to protest and the Regulation of Gatherings Act ; basic criminal procedure including arrest, bail and laying complaints the police (for information on protest and criminal procedure see The right to protest: a handbook for protestors and police by FXI); access to information and how to use PAIA (see SAHA's PAIA Resource Kit); as well as summarising the legal framework and rights around education, basic services, health, social assistance, PAJA, Municipal Systems Act etc.clc-seri booklet small
  • Engaging meaningfully with government in the realisation of socio-economic rights in South Africa: A focus on the right to housing (March 2010). Lilian Chenwi from the Community Law Centre (CLC), based at the University of the Western Cape, and Kate Tissington from SERI co-authored a ‘know your rights’ booklet which is available in English and Xhosa.