Friday, January 23, 2015

Youth Empowerment Training: Making Choices, Building Voices

On January 22, 2015 the office of Councilor Mabel Sunga Acosta hosted their first leadership workshop entitled, "Youth Empowerment Training: Making Choices, Building Voices" The workshop was held at the Green Conference Room, 3rd floor of the Sangguniang Panlungsod building from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.

The workshop was attended by over 30 youth leaders ages 16 above from 27 different barangays.

Among those who presented and spoke about leadership were Ms. Lou Jane M. Bulaclac the chief of staff of Councilor Mabel Sunga Acosta, Ms. Lady Mae Pia and with Ms. Cherilyn M. Dela Rama as the master of ceremonies.

Brgy. Councilor Mayjee A. Dela Cruz gave a talk on "Engaging Public Service and Volunteerism".

Mr. Neil M. Lastimosa spoke about the problems the Filipino youth are experiencing and everyday good deeds that will help the community. Part of the workshop was actively inviting the participants, most of whom were in high school to share what they saw in their own barangays that needed improvement, writing them down and sharing these ideas with their peers.

Join the 2nd Youth Empowerment Training for free on Feb. 2, 2015 for youths of all sectors aged 16 and above. For more info you may contact the office at 222-0855 local 2214421 or email us at

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Executive Order No. 43 "An Order Constituting the Executive Committee of the 2014 Pasko Fiesta Sa Dabaw and for other Purposes"

The Pasko Fiesta sa Dabaw is an annual event of the City Government of Davao, in partnership with the private sector, to enliven the Filipino tradition of celebrating and reminiscing the birth of Jesus Christ, a season where we commemorate peace and unity in Davao City.

Aside from the observance of the various Christmas traditions in the City, the celebration also aims to share the spirit of giving and merry-making among the various sectors of the society, especially those who are marginalized through the staging of various activities as a way of creating a month-long festive atmosphere in the City and at the same time promote and showcase the Dabawenyo's talents.

Executive Order No. 34 "An Order Creating the Interim Persons with Disability Affairs Office (IPDAO), Defining its Functions and For Other Purposes"

Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10070, an Act Establishing an Institutional Mechanism to ensure the Implementation of Programs and Services for Persons with Disabilities in every Province, City and Municipality, Amending Section 40 of Republic Act no. 7277, Otherwise known as the "Magna Carta for Disabled Persons" as Amended, and for Other Purposes, a Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) shall be organized and established in every province, city and municipality.

There is an urgent need to address the priority concerns of Persons With Disabilities in the city that include among other undertakings that shall enhance the health, physical fitness and the economic and social well-being of PWDs.

The high number of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) considered as among the vulnerable sectors in the society that need the utmost attention from the government who should be afforded with favorable institutional environment to promote their general well-being.

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Executive Order No. 46 "An Order Creating the Davao City Inter-Agency Task Force on Maritime Safety and Security (DCIATFMSS), Defining Its Functions and Appropriating Funds for the Purpose"

Executive Order No. 47 for the Project: "Sa Paaralan Ko, Pwede Nang Magparehistro"

On February 11, 2011 a memorandum of agreement was entered into by and between the City Government of Davao and the Department of Education through the Office of the Division Superintendent in Davao City to implement the project entitled "SA  PAARALAN KO, PWEDE NANG MAGPAREHISTRO" involving public schools as identified by the Office of the Schools Division Superintendent.

To date there are thirty (30) public schools enrolled in the project with thirty (30) public school teachers designated as school civil registration agents (SCRA) stationed and ten (10) public school teachers involved in Alternative Learning System as Mobile Civil Registration Agents (MRA). The Project Monitoring Committee will oversee the implementation of said project with Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte as Chairman and City Civil Registrar Leo Anthony R. Braceros as Vice Chairman.