Stories of courage and perseverance of Lumad students and teachers poured out at the gathering.
Inspired by Fr. Fausto Tentorio, Miguel responded to the call of datus from Talaingod, Davao del Norte for volunteer teachers in 2013.
The 2018 budget for public hospitals was cut by P1.5 billion.
Progressive lawmakers want to realign funds for infrastructure, military and debt service.
This is proof that free education for all is possible and just,”
“Malayong lupain amin mang marating. Di rin magbabago ang damdamin.”
“Our call is to stop militarization, not only in the UP Mindanao campus but also in all other campuses all over the country.”
“We showed it is possible for iskolars ng bayan to unite.”
“We call on iskolars ng bayan to not let up the pressure on the UP administration lest it retracts this decision to stop tuition collection.”
“She reiterated her insensitive statement that teachers are well compensated and shall not receive local allowances and additional chalk/teaching supplies allowances.”
UP has been allocated P376 million to cover the tuition of all students, yet fee collection continues.