Friday, January 23rd, 2015
"We will be watchful in the coming days if the Aquino administration will make a paradigm shift in its programs especially those that concern the urban poor sector."
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
A new play on Carmen “Nanay Mameng” Deunida will show who she was before she became an activist.
Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
From Luzon to Mindanao, urban poor relocatees tell stories of hunger, worsening poverty and desperation.
Friday, November 28th, 2014
“Where do they want us to sleep? Where do they want us to live?”
Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Recalling life as a migrant worker, Magdalena shares her secret on how she was able to endure long years working abroad. Apart from the salary given her, she demanded her boss three simple things: “Treat me as...
Friday, October 3rd, 2014
"I would have never been an activist if the government did not tear down our homes." -- Estrelieta Bagasbas, chairwoman of September 23 Movement
Saturday, September 20th, 2014
Thousands of residents affected in flooded relocation sites in Montalban.
Saturday, September 6th, 2014
“Residents have endured the decrepit state of the buildings, which should have been maintained by the NHA but the residents have in fact been doing the needed repairs themselves. Now, they have been told that the housing...
Monday, July 28th, 2014
“Aquino has opened the country’s economy for the benefit of big foreign businesses. He would even give them tax incentives. But we, Filipinos, are not getting the same. What would happen to us?”
Saturday, July 19th, 2014
At least 35 residents of a relocation site in Rodriguez, Rizal were killed this year alone in a suspected drug-related killing spree. Among them were three urban poor activists from Corazon de Jesus in San Juan.
Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
“In fact, we want the DAP to be abolished including the Informal Settlers Fund, which has served as a milking cow to corrupt officials in the National Housing Authority and other shelter agencies of the Aquino administration,...