Nelson Mandela Foundation

Community Conversations: Social Cohesion

The NMF Centre of Memory and Dialogue Community Conversations are a continuation of work started in late 2007, focusing on HIV prevention. In 2009 the Foundation launched a series of conversations that focuses on creating social cohesion in communities where xenophobic violence is a problem.

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A chart displaying one of the groups' points

The conversations are preceded by social mobilisation events and culminate in dialogue, which provides the opportunity for the community to create concrete plans to tackle the issues and to prevent the outbreak of violence in the future.

Girl Raising Hand

Photo gallery: HIV/AIDS community conversations 2008