June 16

Start Point

Mputhi St, Mofolo Central, Johannesburg, 1864

Finish Point

8287 Khumalo Rd, Orlando West, Johannesburg, 1804


#WeUprising is a positive movement of engaged and accountable young South Africans who are using their collective voice to tackle social ills affecting young people today, especially in townships. This annual 4km peaceful march aims to highlight and tackle the systematic causes of township issues inherited from a structurally unequal country.

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  • June 16
  • 4 KM
  • 07:00

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To create a positive movement of over 2000 young, engaged, and accountable citizens who participate in an annual peaceful march on 16 June, South African Youth Day, to raise awareness about township social ills.



  • To raise awareness and creatively address township social ills
  • To involve the community in the economic development of townships
  • To commemorate the 1976 Soweto uprising
  • To submit a White Paper document to lawmakers
  • To contribute positively to the development of South Africa


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