Aside from writing and teaching, my heart also beats for community organizing. That is why when I was asked to handle the National Service Training Program-Community Welfare Training Service (NSTP-CWTS) in our college, I immediately agreed.
Photo here shows a many-kilos-heavier and a-few-years-younger me working with an urban poor community in Metro Manila. Quite interesting that my advocacy then was on the protection and advancement of women’s rights.
Yesterday, I did a surprise inspection of my students’ community projects in different barangays across four towns (San Nicolas, Batac, Currimao, and Badoc) in Ilocos Norte. These are what i saw… Continue reading “Pockets of redemption”