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Nat'l Youth Comm chair Aiza Seguerra: Give SK a chance

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:28 PM

Seguerra calls for Sangguniang Kabataan elections to push through saying reforms have improved the institution

National Youth Commission Chairperson Cariza ‘Aiza’ Seguerra bares that 62 percent of those affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are youths, aged 15 to 30 years old, during a press briefing in Malacañang on February 14, 2017. She further urged families to be more involved in the HIV-awareness campaign. KING RODRIGUEZ/ Presidential Photo

Mindanaoan youth: 'We want just and lasting peace'

Aug 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The youth leaders from Mindanao want to be part of the process in making just and lasting peace in Mindanao a reality

PEACE SYMBOL. Young Mindanaoans form a human peace symbol, sending a message that despite the conflict they experience in their region, they continue to stand for peace in their homeland. All photos from the National Youth Commission

Nat'l Youth Commission hits Noli de Castro for 'mocking' Jake Zyrus

Jul 13, 2017 - 11:55 AM

NYC Commissioner Perci Cendaña says the broadcaster should apologize for describing the transitioning of the singer as climate change

Call for Applications: 2017 Philippine-Korea Bilateral Youth Exchange Program

May 04, 2017 - 12:15 PM

NYC will be sending nine youth delegates to the program

Promote ASEAN, NYC chair Aiza Seguerra urges youth

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Getting to know the ASEAN is a must for all of us National Youth Commission chair Aiza Seguerra tells youth leaders of ASEAN

YOUTH LEADER. Former child star Aiza Seguerra, now chair of the Philippines' National Youth Commission, leads an ASEAN youth meeting on April 27, 2017. Screen grab from ASEAN video

Aiza Seguerra pushes for lower age of HIV testing without parental consent

Feb 14, 2017 - 4:39 PM

This is necessary says the National Youth Commission chairperson because of the 28 who get infected with HIV up to 26 are young people

FIGHTING HIV/AIDS. National Youth Commission Chairperson Aiza Seguerra speaks with President Rodrigo Duterte and his common-law wife Honeylet Avanceña at the Palace. Malacañang photo

UFC storms New York poised to KO rival combat sports

Nov 14, 2016 - 11:56 AM

The UFC breaks gate records with over 20 000 in attendance at Madison Square Garden for UFC 205 sending a message to sports like boxing

Nat'l Youth Commission: Abolishing SK will deprive youth of their voice

Aug 28, 2016 - 6:35 PM

NYC Chairperson Aiza Seguerra says removing the Sangguniang Kabataan would disenfranchise the Filipino youth

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Aiza Seguerra ng 'Litel Mis Pilipings' ni Jim Pascual Agustin

Aug 27, 2016 - 4:15 AM

Sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika binigkas ni Aiza Seguerra ang isang tulang isinulat ni Jim Pascual Agustin

Liza Diño, Aiza Seguerra share thoughts, plans on gov't posts

Aug 26, 2016 - 4:51 PM

Showbiz couple Liza Diño and Aiza Seguerra talk about supporting President Duterte being appointed to positions in government and their plans for the next 6 years

LIZA DINO AND AIZA SEGUERRA. The showbiz couple talks about their new positions in President Rodrigo Duterte's government. Rappler screengrab

Duterte appoints Aiza Seguerra as new NYC chairperson

Aug 12, 2016 - 12:06 PM

National Youth Commission Assistant Secretary Earl Saavedra announces the appointment of Aiza Seguerra as new NYC chairperson during the celebration of International Youth Day

NYC CHAIRPERSON. Aiza Seguerra is the incoming Chairperson and CEO of the National Youth Commission.

Sangguniang Kabataan logo gets a new look in time for fresh elections

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:39 AM

After some 20 years the youth organization gets a new symbol

Call for applicants: 11th National Youth Parliament

Mar 03, 2016 - 11:19 PM

15 30 years old Filipino youth leaders may apply Application deadline: April 1 2016

3 million Filipino voices heard at #COP21 in Paris

Dec 02, 2015 - 6:44 PM

Youth Commissioner Dingdong Dantes presents 3 million NowPH climate action pledges to France host of the historic COP21

#NowPH: Nov 25 declared Nat'l Day for Youth in Climate Action

Nov 18, 2015 - 12:00 PM

The presidential proclamation comes as member countries of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change prepare for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference set to happen from November 30 to December 11

VIDEO: #NowPH advocates, celebrities remember Typhoon Yolanda

Nov 08, 2015 - 11:22 AM

Using the hashtag NowPH join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook between 9 am to 9 pm Sunday November 8 and show how you can help Yolanda survivors and address climate change

#NOWPH AMBASSADORS. The Not on Our Watch Philippines (NowPH) campaign seeks to gather at least one million voices calling on countries to act on climate change issues to prevent global warming from going past 2 degrees Celsius

#ReliefPH operations to help #LandoPH victims

Oct 18, 2015 - 8:32 AM

UPDATED MovePH Rappler s civic engagement arm is crowdsourcing ongoing relief operations for Typhoon Lando victims to show where you can help out

#COP21 climate action: 1 million voices from PH to Paris

Sep 21, 2015 - 6:45 PM

The pledges to be gathered will be presented by the youth commission s Dindong Dantes and climate change commission s Lucille Sering to French President Francois Holland at the Paris climate summit

Filipino nurses in high demand in US health facilities

Aug 16, 2015 - 5:09 PM

Filipino nurses according to a 2008 New York Times article are “highly prized” in New York’s area city hospitals

Youth Commission to UP: Student housing, a basic human right

Aug 07, 2015 - 7:28 PM

Although UP Diliman has about 24 000 students it only maintains 13 residence halls
 which can only accommodate around 3 600 dormers

VIGIL IN DILIMAN. Dormers and activists hold a vigil in front of the Kalayaan Residence Hall on August 5, 2015, urging school officials to act on the appeals made by students from provinces. Photo by Jiru Rada/Philippine Collegian

Dingdong Dantes invites NCR youth to join #MMshakedrill

Jul 25, 2015 - 4:30 PM

On July 30 students can plot on MovePH s Project Agos alert map reports or photos of the earthquake drill efforts and initiatives across Metro Manila

#MMShakeDrill: Tapping the youth for earthquake response

Jul 15, 2015 - 3:31 PM

When the West Valley Fault moves what roles will Metro Manila youth take?

Secretary Neric Acosta, MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino, and NYC Commissioner-At-Large Jose Sixto Dantes during the workshop. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/ Rappler

DILG, NYC ink deal to include youth in local disaster councils

Jul 01, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Will local government units implement the agreement?

FOR THE YOUTH. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas (2nd left) and NYC Commissioner Dingdong Dantes (3rd left) signs the joint memorandum circular telling LGUs to involve young people in their disaster councils. All photos by David Lozada/ Rappler

Senate OKs youth representation in disaster council

Jun 10, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Commissioner Dingdong Dantes challenges the youth to gear up and get involved in disaster preparedness response and recovery

YOUTH IN DRR. Commissioner Dingdong Dantes, National Youth Commission (NYC)   environment committee head, lobbies Senate on May 12, to involve youth in disaster risk reduction and mitigation policy-making. Photo by NYC

What amending the DRRM law means for Filipino youth

May 20, 2015 - 3:27 PM

If RA 10121 is amended a youth representative will be appointed in every local regional and barangay disaster council nationwide

STRONG VOICE. The youth has a vital role to play in the country's disaster risk reduction and management efforts. Graphic by Nico Villarete

Belmonte, lawmakers back youth rep in disaster councils

May 18, 2015 - 5:05 PM

The National Youth Commission is pushing for youth representation in national and local disaster risk management councils to ensure their voice is heard

Dingdong Dantes, NYC seek youth rep in disaster council

May 18, 2015 - 11:39 AM

We can no longer ignore the importance of disaster preparedness and we do not want to risk more lives that is why we are making this urgent call to provide for youth representation in disaster risk reduction and management councils

YOUTH IN DRR. Commissioner Dingdong Dantes, National Youth Commission (NYC)   environment committee head, lobbies Senate on May 12, to involve youth in disaster risk reduction and mitigation policy-making. Photo by NYC

Why the youth should register to vote in 2016

May 17, 2015 - 5:32 PM

I am challenging fellow young people to heed the call and hit their local Commission on Elections registration booths to register to vote

Dingdong Dantes: Help save lives using Project Agos

Apr 04, 2015 - 4:36 PM

As Typhoon Chedeng threatens parts of Luzon MovePH and partner agencies like the National Youth Commission will need Project Agos volunteers to report critical information

NDRRMC chief: 'Be a digital disaster risk reduction volunteer'

Apr 04, 2015 - 4:24 PM

As Typhoon Chedeng threatens parts of Luzon MovePH and partner agencies like the NDRRMC will need Project Agos volunteers to report critical information

IN PHOTOS: Dingdong Dantes walks in heels to promote Pinay power

Mar 06, 2015 - 1:39 PM

Dingdong and many other men sport heels and wedges for the In Her Shoes event an annual activity of the National Youth Commission

NYC lauds Senate passage of SK reform bill

Feb 10, 2015 - 9:04 AM

The National Youth Commission calls the anti dynasty clause a landmark provision

Senate panel okays SK polls postponement

Jan 23, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The Senate committee on local government is set to sponsor at the plenary a measure postponing the youth polls to October 2016

COMMITTEE HEARING. Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr chairs a hearing by the committee on local government on January 23 regarding the postponement of the SK elections. Michael Bueza/Rappler.

NYC, Yes Pinoy & MovePH: Volunteer for #RubyPH response

Dec 05, 2014 - 7:31 PM

Be a volunteer today and help the Office of Civil Defense coordinate social media reports and responders on the ground

NYC to DOH: Stop 'Gaga Girl, Bobo Boy' video

Dec 04, 2014 - 12:58 PM

The National Youth Commission wants the video permanently removed from various official platforms and stop its distribution

New York street harassment video goes viral

Oct 30, 2014 - 10:06 AM

Called 10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman the video has been viewed 9 8 million times since being uploaded to YouTube October 28

Screenshot courtesy Hollaback!/YouTube

Extend SK registration in Mario-affected areas – NYC

Sep 20, 2014 - 10:22 AM

The National Youth Commission asks Comelec for a one week extension to prevent disenfranchisement of young voters and to give time for communities affected by Mario to recover

Nat'l student handbook pushes for bill on students' rights

Sep 10, 2014 - 5:23 PM

The National Student Handbook can guide students in asserting their rights on campus especially in institutions without a functioning student government that can represent them

STUDENTS' RIGHTS. The National Student Handbook informs students of their rights inside  their school campuses. Photo by Mara Mercado/Rappler

Dingdong Dantes takes oath as youth commissioner

Sep 01, 2014 - 9:29 PM

The actor was appointed to his position with the National Youth Commission last May

NYC: More involvement for young Pinoys in disaster planning

Aug 14, 2014 - 9:20 AM

Youth leaders from different parts of Luzon gather to talk about how the youth can effectively participate in disaster risk reduction and management

Brillantes: Let's postpone SK polls to October 2016

Jul 29, 2014 - 9:18 AM

The National Youth Commission opposes the Comelec chairman s proposal saying that the absence of SK officials since November 2013 is already a disservice to the youth

Young Pinoys urged to prepare for disasters

Jul 14, 2014 - 3:34 PM

The key is disaster risk reduction and environmental protection Everyone particularly the Filipino youth must always prepare for the worst and plan for the above normal

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT. A Tanay Mountaineer member gives basic first aid training to barangay residents. Photo from TM.

Is it time for schools to recognize fraternities?

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:21 AM

If you do not recognize fraternities on campus they go underground

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows one of the victims of the hazing incident being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Health advocates rejoice over upheld RH law

Apr 08, 2014 - 5:33 PM

UPDATED Reproductive health advocates hail the big victory for women and young people and say they are ready for the next battle: to ensure its implementation

'HISTORIC'. Supporters of the Reproductive Health law holds a triumphant parade after the Supreme Court announcement Tuesday, April 8. Photo by Rappler

DepEd 2014 target: Get 1M dropouts back to school

Mar 27, 2014 - 5:53 PM

The 2012 Labor Force Survey shows there are 4 2 million out of school youth in the country; 64 of them wants to study again says a youth commission poll

EDUCATION FOR ALL. A recent survey shows there are 4.2 million out-of-school youth in the Philippines. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

The girl with a hot neck

Mar 27, 2014 - 8:23 AM

I toured hospitals as a child becoming sick enough for confinement every year or so

Looking the part: Filipinos can play anyone on Broadway

Mar 21, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Filipinos weave through the many different roles on Broadway not just because they have to but also because they can

Youth urged: Safe sex or avoid sex altogether on Valentine's

Feb 13, 2014 - 2:45 PM

If we let the air of romance and raging hormones overpower reason on this one day it may have lifelong consequences says the National Youth Commission

LOVE IS IN THE AIR. The National Youth Commission reminds young people to make right decisions on Valentine's Day.

United Nations Day: Things you should know

Oct 24, 2013 - 12:47 AM

Here are 8 quick facts about the United Nations that you may tweet or post on this special day

Fil-Am talents in 'Here Lies Love'

Jul 23, 2013 - 4:30 PM

The immersive musical event about Imelda Marcos is showing in New York City

HERE LIES TALENT. Randy Gener and Ugly Kitchen owner and chef Aris Tuazon with the Fil-Am cast of 'Here Lies Love.' Photo by Christopher Manuel Esquivel of CMEPhoto.com