CoJ builds safe hub for Alexandra youth to nurture life skills

Joburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo and Community Development MMC Margaret Arnolds have launched the facility, which will function as a multipurpose centre.

Facilities at the hub include an artificial turf football field, which is connected to Youth Café; a training academy; ICT & eLearning centre; transversal office spaces; psychosocial support centre and shop units. Picture: @Mphomoerane/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - The youth of Alexandra will now have a safe hub where young people will be empowered through many initiatives, including education and enterprise development.

Joburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo and Community Development MMC Margaret Arnolds have launched the facility, which will function as a multipurpose centre.

Arnolds said that the hub would go on a long way in developing other skills: “The facility will put youth and social development in the front and centre with the intention of nurturing an array of life skills.”

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