As participants of Responsible Endowment Coalition’s (REC) 2016 International Solidarity Program to the Philippines, we strongly condemn President Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Although we are repulsed by the violent attacks conducted by the ISIL affiliated Maute group upon civilian communities, we echo BAYAN International, Suara Bangsamoro and the National Alliance for Filipino […]
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By Alexandra Griffin Written for the CTCSM monthly newsletter I travelled from my home in New York City, USA to the Philippines at the beginning of June 2016 with a group of other student climate justice organizers from the USA. We came to this country to learn about the progressive people’s movements here, to build […]
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By Abby Cunniff When I came back from the Philippines, I had a page of my notebook filled with different people’s handwritings of book and documentary titles that they had recommended that I study. I spent a while thinking about which books to prioritize, and then asked a friend from the Philippines who happened […]
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by Sonny Lawrence D. Alea Support the Residents of Calaca by donating today! Preface In June of 2016, Responsible Endowments Coalition and a team of youth Fossil Fuel Divestment organizers embarked on a trip to the Philippines to learn about the struggles that communities in the country are fighting against in the face of Climate […]
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