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HAPI Leaders Join the World’s Largest Humanist Conferences

By Contributor / June 23, 2022

HAPI Leaders Join the World’s Largest Humanist Conferences By Mary Jane Valenzuela HAPI Chief Financial Officer Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) was thrilled to join not one but two major humanist conferences this past June 2022. The first was with Humanist Society Scotland in its first-ever International Humanist Conference last June 4. A day before […]

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Measuring Excellence

By Contributor / June 19, 2022

Measuring Excellence By Donna T. Darantinao HAPI Scholar How do we measure excellence? Is it through the words we write? The things we say? Our school and work achievements? Or perhaps it is through the praises and good words people say about us. Who really knows? The thing about “measuring excellence”, though, is that it […]

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Filipino Literature is shaped by struggle and hardship

By Junelie Velonta / April 30, 2022

𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐨 𝐋𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐠𝐠𝐥𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 By Junelie Velonta HAPI Youth Ambassador & HAPI Scholar While we now know and have rediscovered the ancient epics and myths of our forebears, it came with heavy labor. Yes, some of our stories survived. Yes, Filipinos still write and recite stories and poems. But what of […]

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HAPI Kids for the Earth!

By Contributor / April 25, 2022

HAPI Kids for the Earth By Glemir P. Sordilla HAPI Scholar | HAPI-Bacolod Member HAPI-Alabang Kids are once again stepping up towards making a difference in their community through their first official Clean-Up Drive. Officers and several volunteers of HAPI-Alabang prepared a fun but, more importantly, productive day. It consisted of the anticipated Clean-Up Drive […]

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HAPI Jr. Delarama’s First-Ever “Game Day”!

By Shane / April 16, 2022

HAPI Jr. Delarama’s First-Ever “Game Day”! By Angie Driskell HAPI Jr. Ambassador Since the start of the pandemic, it has not been possible to have any face-to-face events with the children of HAPI Jr. – Delarama, Parañaque. This was due to the strict protocol and guidelines that were implemented in their area.  The first event […]

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The Youth Call to Action: HAPI-Bacolod Teams Up with Local Youth Orgs

By Shane / April 8, 2022

The Youth Call to Action: HAPI-Bacolod Teams Up with Local Youth Orgs By Eldemar R. Sabete HAPI-Bacolod / HAPI Scholar The Bacolod Chapter of Humanist Alliance Philippines, International recently allied with Bacolod Youth Coalition for Democracy (BaCoD) as the latter crafted a Local Youth Agenda involving young people across different sectors in Negros Occidental. BaCoD […]

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HAPI HerStory | A Tribute to Strong Women

By Shane / April 4, 2022

“Her”Story By AJ Ballares Member, HAPI Board of Trustees The movie “Liway” struck me to the core for two reasons. First, because this movie is based on the true story of a Negrense activist mother who was shielding her son from the trauma of their life as political prisoners; and second, because this woman was […]

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Globalization x Humanism

By Shane / April 3, 2022

Globalization x Humanism By Krysia Gayle Solon HAPI Scholar In the fast pace of modern society, we don’t immediately perceive the impact of our actions on the world around us. However, the truth is that even menial things like subscribing to Netflix, patronizing Samsung or Apple devices, or collecting Rick Riordan’s books are great contributors […]

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The Human Element in the Russo-Ukrainian War

By Shane / March 18, 2022

The Human Element in the Russo-Ukrainian War By Edgar Louis de Gracia HAPI Scholar Disclaimer: The writer’s opinions and views do not necessarily reflect that of the whole organization. It was February 24, 2022. Russia invaded Ukraine under the guise of “de-nazifying” and “de-militarizing” the country. As awful as the war is and as much […]

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Turtles Still Matter: A HAPI Trip to PawikanCare Sanctuary

By Shane / March 2, 2022

Turtles Still Matter: A HAPI Trip to PawikanCare Sanctuary By Shawn Evans Quiming HAPI Scholar HAPI CEO Javan Lev Poblador and CFO Mutya Valenzuela recently joined HAPI-Zambales Leaders Van Catayong and Garry Rabang in visiting the PawiCare Center in La Paz, San Narcisco, Zambales. Escorted by “Kuya Rey”, one of the sanctuary’s heads, they watched […]

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