International day of Families 2016: “Families, healthy lives and sustainable future” NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION – Families and Guest speakers gathered together last May 15, 2016 at the SM North EDSA Skydome for the celebration of the International Day of Families 2016 with the theme: “Families, healthy lives and … [Read more...]

“Kompyuter Ko Pahiram Ko” : Promoting Computer Literacy Through Volunteerism

With the objective of promoting computer literacy in rural communities in the country, the Rotaract of STI College Makati launched its program entitled "Komputer Ko Pahiram Ko." The program is facilitated by volunteers installing computer learning centers in barangays in Batangas, and teaching … [Read more...]

Applications opened for YSEALI Winter 2016 Academic Fellows

The Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy in Manila opened applications for Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Winter 2016 Academic Fellows. Listed fellowships are the following: YSEALI Academic Fellowship on Civic Engagement YSEALI Academic Fellowship on Social … [Read more...]

The Youth Vote

“The lack of a sense of history is the damnation of the modern world.” – Robert Penn Warren To fully appreciate our right and privilege to vote, we must look back at our country’s past and understand all we have gone through as a nation during the course of history. Only by connecting our realities … [Read more...]

PJMA Presents: Blackout Vendetta 2016

A revolution is about to begin as the Philippine Junior Marketing Association gives you the most thrilling and surprise-filled rave of the year! BLACKOUT: VENDETTA, happening this 14th of May 2016, 8PM onwards, at the Greenfields Mayflower Park, Mandaluyong City. Revel in the thumping bass … [Read more...]

Love, your Non-Voter, Know-it-All

It has been a dragging campaign season-- heartbreaking headlines for breakfast, unethical actions for lunch, and fear for our motherland for dinner. As a teenager who is politically-aware and aspires for systematic change just like all of you, I beg to ask this question:  Are these impediments the … [Read more...]

V.O.T.Y. attends the 2016 Filipino Youth Agenda “Boto ko! Boses ko! Bumoto nang tama Pilipinas!”

When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (CST) Where: Samsung Hall SM Aura, Taguig What: The Filipino Youth Agenda On SDGs and the 2016 Elections: A Congressional Forum   V.O.T.Y. attends the 2016 Filipino Youth Agenda “Boto ko! Boses ko! Bumoto nang tama Pilipinas!” By: … [Read more...]

It Takes More than a Dead Man

A  few months ago, one of my professors raised this question during our discussion: “What are your standards of a good citizen?” I pondered on this particular question for so long until such time that I finally concluded that in order to answer this question, one must result to an in-depth analysis … [Read more...]

His voice sounded like a robot’s and his story will inspire you

Many were surprised as a man whose voice sounded like a robot’s went up the altar during ABS-CBN’s Seven Last Words last March 25, 2016. The said man introduced himself as Engr. Emer Rojas, Global Cancer Ambassador and founder of New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP). Engr. Rojas soon … [Read more...]