Our vision is a Sophiatown and surrounding communities where all people truly belong: where there is healing, opportunity and prosperity; so that resources are used to create a society where none live in poverty.
Our programmes integrate leadership and value-
We also preserve and share the history of this area, and the histories of the multi-
Our values are inspired by the life-
Our venues, known as Sophiatown the Mix -
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Entrance to heritage
house: R60 per person (groups 6+ R45 pp)
Full Sophiatown walking tours R180 every Saturday 11am
All profits are routed to support our work with young people and creative community development that is sustainable: where the impact on people, planet and profit is carefully judged and resources shared.
Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Centre, 71 Toby Street, Sophiatown, Johannesburg, 2092 . Post: PO Box 468, Westhoven 2142.
Email: email@example.com Tel: +27 (0) 11 673 1271 Fax: +27 (0) 11 252 7976
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The Trevor Huddleston Memorial Centre. NPO no 020 393
Patrons: Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, Ambassador Abdul Minty, Rev Mpho Tutu
Hon Sophie du Bruyn MP, Emeritus Archbishop Khotso Makhulu, Esme Matshikiza, Sally Motlana.
Trevor Huddleston CR KBE 1913-
Our work is inspired by the life and legacy of Father Trevor Huddleston. His passion for non-
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Established in 1999, the Centre has run cultural and community development programmes for 12 years.
We offer training and leadership development for youth and use heritage as a way to inform the values of the Constitution, including active citizenship, social and economic transformation, equality and dignity for all, and democratic values.
Our mission is to revive Sophiatown as a place where all are welcome, where learning and nurturing are everyday activities, and where people are inspired to build their dreams in peaceful ways.
We operate in an environment dedicated to developing the full potential of each person, in a quiet and park-
We serve youth from across the Western areas of the City of Johannesburg, including Soweto, with training and cultural experiences including Kofifi Youth Theatre.
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Teenagers Jonas Gwangwa and Hugh Masekela formed the Huddleston Jazz Band, circa 1954. This photo, from the Father Huddleston Picture Book, show them with Fr Huddleston and Alan Paton, with their new instruments.
Event in the year of celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Fr Trevor Huddleston CR -