Reshaping communities through art
Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:
- Mål 11: Bæredygtige byer og lokalsamfund
Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:
- House of Arts Association
Overordnede mål :
The overall objective of the intervention is to strengthen, organise, and inspire youth led civil society to play a leading role in the development of slum communities in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Umiddelbare mål :
The specific objectives of the intervention are: 1) To strengthen the organisational capacity of House of Arts Association (HoAA) to become one of the leading organisations in Zimbabwe working with and through art towards development in slums. 2) To organise a network of young artists from slum communities (Hatcliffe, Mbare, Hopley) around a shared vision for reshaping slum communities through art. 3) To inspire young people from slum communities (Hatcliffe, Mbare, Hopley) to become active citizens who participate in community development through artistic and cultural events.
The target group of the intervention is young people, between the ages of 15-35 dwelling in three urban slum communities in Harare. Aligned with the project's objectives of the intervention, the target groups are: 1) House of Art Association, which includes the management and their core membership base of 60 people from the three targeted slum communities. 2) 50 young artists (30% women and 70% male, representing three slum communities in Harare, age 15-35). 3) 150 young people from the three slum communities (50% male, 50% female/ age 15-35).
The overall problem that the project will address is the limited participation and involvement of young people from urban slums in Zimbabwe in community development. The project is a partnership between Dreamtown and the local youth organisation House of Arts Association. The overall objective of the intervention is to strengthen, organise, and inspire youth led civil society to play a leading role in the development of slum communities in Harare, Zimbabwe. Through artistic and cultural events, young people from three slum communities will be inspired to become active citizens and participate in the development of their communities. The activities include capacity building workshops with HoAA in the areas of organisational and financial development and management; advocacy training and participation and the World Urban Forum 2020; mobilisation of community youth; and facilitation of artistic and cultural events, including open mic sessions, festivals, and art installations.