BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 23 (PIA) – – The Outstanding Students of the Cordillera Administrative Region (OSCAR) Alumni Community Inc., in celebration of National Heroes Day and “Linggo ng Kabataan”, is leading the Kabayanihan ng Kabataan Forum 2020 “PANDEMIC: A Challenge in Global Youth Participation”.
A virtual webinar using the Zoom platform set at 1:00 pm this Tuesday (August 25), the OSCAR Alumni Inc. initiative aims to increase awareness among the youth and further engage them for community participation in addressing the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Target participants for the KKF forum are Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials and members, Local Youth Development Council members, students and youth leaders from the different colleges and universities in Baguio City, La Trinidad Benguet and other parts of Cordillera.
First topic for the KKF webinar is “The Youth, The Pandemic and the New Normal”, with Alfred Opiz – Dicto, co – founder and executive director of Positive Youth Development Network (PYDN), a youth – led NGO that is responsible for developing and managing quality and high impact youth engagement platforms in the country.
Another topic is the “Good Food Drive” with Jojo Gomino – Ocol, co founder and Chief Operations Officer of AGRABAH (Agriculture Bayanihan), an award winning Agritech Startup helping farmers and fisherfolks by providing a steady market channel and fair profit.
Resource speaker Mark Conrad Rivero – Ravanzo, founder and chief executive of “I am M.A.D (Making A Difference), a youth organization that is championing volunteerism, will talk about “BI DA One to Make a Difference.”
For youth leaders and young heroes who want to join the KKF 2020, you can log in to http://www.tinyuri.com/2020kkf. Other information is available at the facebook page “OSCAR”.
The OSCAR Alumni Association Inc., composed of Cordillera regional and national winners/finalist of Search for Outstanding Students of the Philippines, is a national verified and registered youth serving organization. It is registered as a regional and community based organization by the Youth Organization Registration Program and the National Youth Commission. (JDP/CCD-PIA CAR)
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