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

By Shane / May 16, 2021

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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Get Ready for HAPI’s April Events!

By Shane / April 11, 2021

HAPI Zambales’ Bread Giving: Wave 4 04.02 To celebrate the birthday of our dear friend and generous sponsor, Christopher L. Geake, we’ll be donating 1,000 bread rolls (166 packs) to the patients and medical staff of San Marcelino District Hospital in Zambales.  HAPI Jr. Springtime in Bulacan  04.10 This event will be the first official HAPI Jr. […]

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An Important Announcement from HAPI

By Shane / April 4, 2021

Humanist Alliance Philippines, International hereby confirms the following information for the knowledge of all our members, donors, and affiliates: The former Chief Finance Officer, Edwin ‘Dweng’ Bulaclac, Jr. was relieved of his title and duties after his unauthorized leave from the organization in November 2020. He is no longer affiliated with HAPI. The current Chief […]

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HAPI’s Stance on Anti-Asian Violence

By Shane / March 20, 2021

The recent spike of anti-Asian violence in the USA has been disturbing to humanity, especially the attacks on Korean women in a massage parlor in Atlanta. The shooter was a young, ultra-religious Southern Baptist man, with “pizza, guns, drums, music, and God” as a summation of his “good life”. He objectified and vilified these women […]

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A New Financial Team at HAPI

By Marissa Langseth / November 30, 2020

Greetings from New York  USA! May I present to you a very HAPI announcement: Please be informed that HAPI has a  new financial team starting December 2020, in celebration of our 7th HAPI anniversary, and to start anew for our 8th year. Ms. Maria Juana Valenzuela will be the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO),  while […]

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Humanist Canada calls for release of Nigerian Humanist President

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen / May 21, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – May 5, 2020 – PRLog — Canadian Humanists are supporting calls from Humanists International to have Mubarak Bala released from a Nigerian jail. Bala, who is president of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, was arrested by Nigerian police April 28 following a complaint the had insulted the prophet Mohammed in a […]

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

By ADMIN01 / May 17, 2020

May 17, 2020 Cubao, Quezon City Yearly, every 17th of May, we are observing an event that raises awareness of LGBTQ+ Rights which is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. And amidst of us facing this pandemic crisis , we are today celebrating the resilience of the LGBTQ+ community. However we all know that […]

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HAPI National Leadership of 2020

By ADMIN01 / April 26, 2020

lead·er·ship /ˈlēdərˌSHip/ noun noun: leadership the action of leading a group of people or an organization. “different styles of leadership” What is leadership? A simple definition is that leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act toward achieving a common goal. This leadership definition captures the essentials of being able and […]

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A Look Back: HAPI’s First Quarter of 2020

By Shane / April 2, 2020

HAPI’s 1st Quarter, 2020 Written by Shane Haro April 1, 2020 San Jose, Antique, Philippines Before we go into the gleaming achievements HAPI has already had in the first quarter of the year, there’s the big news that HAPI just named a new Executive Director in Alain Presillas. Here are the introductory remarks of our […]

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A Life Well-Lived: HAPI Founder Retires

By Shane / March 1, 2020

In a culture dominated by religiosity, overt superstition, and fake news, it takes a truly ballsy person to fight against the noise. While pushing for secularism is by no means a competition, Marissa Torres Langseth, HAPI Founder and Chairperson Emeritus, was the first to openly advocate for a more secular Philippines in the public stage. […]

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