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HAPI-Zambales’ Bread-Giving is on its Fifth Wave!

By Shane / May 26, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Van Catayong HAPI-Zambales Lead Convenor “At the end of the day, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished; it’s about who you lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” – Denzel Washington HAPI Zambales’ pioneer project, the Bread-Giving Drive, held its fifth wave last May […]

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HAPI-Zambales Featured in Local TV Station

By Shane / May 25, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Van Catayong HAPI-Zambales Lead Convenor “Kapag meron kang choice, piliin ang maging mabuti.” – Garry Rabang We are proud to inform everyone that HAPI-Zambales’ efforts these past few months have been noticed by the local media! Last May 11, our baking workshop was featured on Morning Balitaktakan, a morning talk show by RNG-Luzon (formerly […]

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Baking 101 with HAPI-Zambales!

By Shane / May 24, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Van Catayong HAPI-Zambales Lead Convenor “Give a man bread and he will eat for a day; teach him how to bake and he will eat a lifetime.” During HAPI National’s visit to Anawangin Cove in San Antonio, Zambales last March, we did a brainstorming activity along the beach about possible future projects that our […]

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Filipino Secular Organizations Take a Stand Against the Magna Carta of Religious Freedom

By Shane / May 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

Last March 24, the House of Representatives green-lit an amended version of CIBAC Partylist Representatives Eduardo “Bro. Eddie” Villanueva and Domingo Rivera’s proposed Magna Carta of Religious Freedom. This bill not only infringes the rights of secular, non-religious Filipinos, it also holds serious repercussions for matters of free speech, religious privilege, and fair taxation in […]

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A Look Back at HAPI’s 2021 (So Far!) – Q1

By Shane / May 7, 2021 / 0 Comments

From Our CEO, Javan Poblador HAPI started 2021 with a reason to celebrate despite the doom-and-gloom everywhere. In the span of three months, we managed to establish five more Chapters all over the country. We have seen our Chapters stepping up on their advocacies and exemplifying our humanist values through many different projects and programs […]

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HAPI-Sorsogon Goes on a Nature Trip!

By Shane / May 7, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Stephany Lovendino HAPI Sorsogon – Writer In celebration of World Earth Day, HAPI-Sorsogon conducted its biggest breakthrough as a Chapter with the HAPI Film Screening and HAPI Tree Planting Activity – a two-day event serving the earth and humanity, full of learning, laughter, and adventure! The HAPI Film Screening was held in Salvacion, Castilla, […]

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Filipino Traditions That are Actually Rooted in Humanism

By Shane / May 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Glemir Sordilla & Joshua Villalobos HAPI Scholars In Merlie Figura-Hammer’s recent HAPI article titled “Science and humanism will get us through this pandemic”, she stated that humanist beliefs emphasized the potential value and goodness of human beings, highlighting common struggles and providing a rational way to solve global problems. It is worth asking how well […]

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HAPI Members Join the Call to #FreeMubarakBala

By Shane / April 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

More than a year after the illegal detention of Nigerian humanist Mubarak Bala, justice has still not prevailed. Humanist Alliance Philippines, International joins in the continued call of nearly 100 other humanist organizations and free speech advocate groups from around the world to release Mubarak Bala.

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My Religious Family Finally Found Out I’m an Atheist

By Shane / April 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Glemir Sordilla HAPI Scholar Ever since I was a kid, I bombarded my parents with my curiosity. “Why does the moon follow me everywhere?” I used to ask, or “Why did you say Santa gave me my gift when I know it’s from you?” Despite my genuine interest and hunger for answers, they always […]

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HAPI-Bacolod Joins Unified Call for Climate Action in “Istorya Klima”

By Shane / April 26, 2021 / 0 Comments

HAPI-Bacolod joined a host of other climate-conscious groups for “Istorya Klima: A Dialogue on ‘Solve Climate by 2030’ and Discussion on Local Climate Solutions” last April 9. “Solve Climate By 2030” is a global initiative kickstarted by the Center for Environmental Policy at Bard College to spark conversations about climate solutions. Since their first event, more […]

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