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Kamalayan: Youth Party Congressman Raymond Palatino Speaks…

Posted by anakbayantoronto on October 31, 2009

Migrante Ontario Youth, in commsunity partnership with Kapisanan Philippine Centre, and in collaboration with the Filipino Canadian Association of Ryerson and the Filipino Students’ Association of Toronto, presents

LOWRES kamalayan poster

Raymond “Mong” Palatino, 29 years old, represents the Kabataan (Youth) Party in the 14th Congress of the Philippines. He was chair of the University Student Council of the University of the Philippines Diliman in 2000 and president of the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), the largest alliance of tertiary student councils nationwide from 2001 to 2003.

On Saturday, November 7, Congressman Mong Palatino will speak about:

  • the role of Filipino youth in the Philippine struggle for liberation and democracy – from the Katipunan to the present.
  • the Filipino youth and student movement today.
  • what it means for Filipino youth to have a representative in Congress.

Date:  Saturday, November 7, 2009
Time:  1:00-5:00 PM
Location:  Father Madden Hall (in Carr Hall), St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto
Address:  100 St. Joseph Street


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Be prepared to participate in a discussion of what our role as Filipino youth in Canada is.  Socials to follow after the forum.

Mong Palatino’s Blog – http://mongpalatino.com
Kabataan Partylist – http://kabataanpartylist.com/
Kabataan Partylist video ad – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vX0Vmdrt5-0

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KAMALAYAN is a series of events for Filipino youth, running from Fall 2009-Spring 2010, focusing on Philippine history, politics and issues in the Filipino Canadian communiy. Kamalayan is a Tagalog word meaning “consciousness”.

For info: kamalayan.festival@gmail.com, (647) 239-6553


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