In these uncertain times of COVID-19, we have had to reflect on our role as an organisation, as a consequence of COVID-19, we have had to suspend the ACD programme which has been the heartbeat of the organisation and focus solely on the network component of our work.
It is noteworthy that both the sitting CEO and the Network Programme Director and several programme managers are graduates of the ACD programme. Their presence has naturally given rise to a great opportunity to reflect on the work of the organisation and the impact of the network over time.
We believe that the core focus and task going forward is to listen carefully to the voices of youth that have emerged within the network.
Given the current limitations of movement and gathering, we believe that our overarching strategy is to support Activators in Community. We aim to build on past work and strategies and see that work and those strategies come alive; to see the values and principles that we fundamentally believe in, grow within, without and beyond us; to take their shape and form and to trust that what we have imparted over years is sufficient enough to turn the narrative around.
Considerations for the organisation’s strategic direction for 2022 and beyond are still deeply embedded in the following four pillars with a further informed and intentional value to Activators which remains a priority through the four pillars namely; Expanding reach, Building Social solidarity, Deepening Impact, Activating Change.