April 30, 2017

Labor Day 2017

Kabataan at estudyante, makiisa sa mga manggagawa at kumilos sa Mayo Uno!

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Storm CHED!

Last week, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) released the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the free tuition policy which translates it to a socialized tuition system nationwide. In this light, the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) calls on all Filipino students and the general public to mount sustained protests nationwide as we endeavor to junk all neoliberal policies, to reclaim the public character of SUCs, and to institutionalize free public education at all levels. Collectively, let us hold a protestion action during the University of the Philippines (UP) Boards of Regents meeting on April 27,…

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Rise for Education General Assembly

Rise for Education will have a Press Conference (10 AM) and General Assembly (1 PM) on April 29, 2017 (Saturday) at the University of the Philippines Diliman.

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Back to the Basic Masses – Summer Program 2017

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), in partnership with Katipunan ng mga Sangguniang Mag-aaral sa UP (KASAMA sa UP), UP Office of the Student Regent, UP Diliman League of College Councils, and PUP Office of the Student Regent, enjoin you to its Back to the Basic Masses – Summer Program, an immersion program with the different marginalized sectors of our society. This summer, we will be integrating with the farmers in Hacienda Luisita, Tarlac and the urban poor communities in Pandi, Bulacan. For further details and queries, you may contact Mark Vincent Lim (+63 917 565 4963)…

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Manifesto of Unity Against Tuition and Other School Fees Increase!

We, students, youth leaders, and campus journalists from public and private schools all over the country, who believe that we must continuously assert for our right to quality and accessible education stand strong against the commercialization of education. The prevalence of tuition and other school fees, together with their exorbitant yet unnecessary increase regularly, further ignites our unity. For so long, we have been victims of various schemes of tuition and other fees increase (TOFI). Aside from high tuition, school administrations now charge a multitude of redundant, exorbitant, and irrelevant bills concealed under the broadness of ‘miscellaneous fees.’ In fact,…

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#SCElection101: 12 Gabay sa Pagpili ng Iboboto sa Student Council

     Ang pagpili ay isang pagpapasya, at ang pagpapasya ay kapwa internal at external na pagpili. Bagama’t sa huli, internal ang magiging mapagpasya batay sa pagsasaalang-alang sa lahat ng mga aspeto. Kaya naman narito ang ilang gabay para sa mga kabataang estudyante para sa prinsipyadong pagpili ng kandidato o partido politikal na ihahalal sa konseho ng mga mag-aaral. Tungkulin natin na itaguyod ang demokratikong espasyo ng mga mag-aaral sa pagsusulong ng ating mga demokratikong karapatan bilang estudyante at mamamayan. Hindi lamang nakukupot sa apat na sulok ng ating mga silid-aralan ang tungkulin natin bilang kasapi ng lipunan. Ang bawat…

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Tulong Kabataan Call for Donations for the Victims of Aquino’s All Out War in Maguindanao

The human cost of Aquino’s “All-Out Offensive” in Mindanao cannot be understated: more than 74,000 individuals or more than 14,000 families have fled their homes because of the massive military operations in Maguindanao. Our brothers and sisters in Maguindanao are in need of aid. We call on the youth to uphold the spirit of bayanihan; let us lend a helping hand to our brothers and sisters in this time of distress. We are calling on student councils, organizations and publications to hold donation drives in your school for the benefit of the Maguindanao evacuees. If your organization is interested, please…

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UP Diliman All Leaders Conference

To all UP Diliman student councils, organizations and students, you are invited to attend the ALL LEADERS CONFERENCE this coming Wednesday, 18 February, 5PM at the Alcantara Hall. See NJGM Memo 2015-002 for further details: https://www.scribd.com/doc/255810259/NJGM-Memo-2015-002 For widest dissemination. See you all!

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#TRENDING: Social Media Mentoring Caravan

#TRENDING: Social Media Mentoring Caravan (Burgos Media Center, National Press Club of the Philippines and Inquirer.Net) Social media usage is becoming ubiquitous among young Filipinos. The trend is expected to rise as mobile Internet continues to expand in the country. This has tremendous impact on the lives of many, especially the youth whose formative years coincided with the mainstreaming of digital tools in society. The social media phenomenon has greatly improved communications, facilitated the quick distribution and exchange of information, and empowered many lives through various productive apps and other online platforms. But social media also created disruptions that could…

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Nanay Mameng, isang dula

Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (KADAMAY) and the Urban Poor Resource Center of the Philippines (UPRCP) would like to invite your organization to watch the play “Nanay Mameng, isang dula” which will be staged at the Dr. Paz Adriano Hall (Little Theater), Miriam College, Loyola Heights, Quezon City on February 13 and 14 (3pm,7pm), 20 (7pm), 21 (3pm, 7pm), 27 (7pm) and 28 (3pm,7pm). Tickets are pegged at P150 for general admission and P500 and P1000 for sponsorship tickets, The P500 and P 1000 sponsorship ticket will sponsor 5 audiences from urban poor communities. Written by Amanda Lacaba Echanis and co-directed…

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