Who We Are
PCHRP is an affiliate of BAYAN USA,
an alliance of progressive Filipino groups
in the U.S. representing organizations of
students, scholars, women, workers,
and youth. BAYAN-USA serves
as an information bureau for the
national democratic movement of the
Philippines and as a campaign center for
anti-imperialist Filipinos in the U.S.
Makibaka is the Tagalog word for “struggle.” Makibaka! Justice Now! is an interactive theater play addressing the root causes of poverty in the Philippines, increasing awareness and engaging audience members as active participants to create collective community solutions. This project provides such an exciting opportunity for its participants to develop community-building and leadership skills while learning and educating about power & privilege, oppression and human rights violations.
If you or someone you know is interested in the program, please find the attached flyer and application form. Applications are due on Thursday, February 3. Sessions are on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm, from February 15 to May 24. Interested applicants can email their application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before February 3.
Participants will commit to:
Weekly sessions, topics include:
- Understanding power & privilege
- Unlearning forms of oppression
- Exposing human rights violations
- Interrupting oppression
- Take a stand, become an ally
- 3 performances in Spring 2011
- Leadership development skills
- Performance stipend
For more information, please contact Rossella De Leon at 503-915-7283 or Patrick Villaflores at 503-927-9871.