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Youth Leaders in Davao City Attend First ProMIL Event


The city-wide event on MIL to youth leaders of Davao City was launched last May 8 to 9,  2021. This camp aimed to bridge the technological gap among youth, as well as to build a better and safer digital space in Davao City. This Camp Davao was made possible with the help of the United States Government Alumni Association-Davao. Moreover, the camp was built with the support of Sir Arniel V. Ping of the Philippine Association for Media and Information Literacy (PAMIL), and Ms. Therese San Diego Torres of the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication (AIJC).

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The event was graced by speakers from YABONG and USGAA-Davao, where each of them spoke on a specific topic from MIL to content creation. YABONG’s founder, Dun Concha Abiera talked about 

How not to think of yourself? (MIL Thought Leadership) while Ena Avila, Hans Tulayan, and Kyle Aboy talked about Why you need to stand out? (Visioning, Branding, and Marketing), How to stand out? (Creating Publicity Materials), and How to maximize online platforms? (Content Creation) respectively. Speakers from USGAA - Davao, Angel Abellana, Roger Garcia, and Pherly Bungao talked about How to sell yourself? (Personal Branding and Personality Development), How to express yourself? (Public Speaking), and How to manage yourself? (Resources and Finance) respectively.

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After the lectures, there was an incubation of ideas from the participants on how to address pressing issues within their communities. These ideas were formed into various projects led by the following participating organizations: SK - Brgy. Talomo River, Ateneo International Studies Students Organization, Philippine Association for Media and Information Literacy, SEAYPO, Supreme Student Government- Sta. Ana National High School, AdDU-SHS, and Ateneo Filmmakers Society


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