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Staying Sane in 2020

By Alvin John Ballares | January 1, 2020

    Staying Sane in 2020 Michael Sherman Dade City, Florida As the New Year approaches, I always reflect on the past year, the good, the bad and the ugly and the possibilities for the New Year. This year is no different . . . but then again, maybe it is.  One thing that stands […]

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HAPI Junior: 2 Years and Counting

By Javan Poblador | January 1, 2020

Time flies so fast and the milestones that we have achieved can sometimes be taken for granted because of how busy we are. The Juniors were gathered around recently for a meeting, usually talking about their future endeavors when they find themselves realizing that it’s been 2 years since HAPI Junior was established. They looked […]

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HAPI Enters a New Decade

By Alvin John Ballares | December 31, 2019

  As a new decade is about to unfold, let me give you a quick tour through 2019, and look at what we have accomplished as an organization and what new things to look forward to this coming 2020. NEW THINGS Let’s start with 2019, onset of the year if you have noticed our new […]

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Seriously, why are you still a Catholic?

By Shane | December 27, 2019

In times when I get into conversations with Catholic friends about the controversies hounding the Church — as a recap, the list goes from Inquisitions to child rape to cultural genocide — they’re quick to denounce the controversies. Over the years, I’ve been told many variations of “As a Catholic, I abhor it.” It’s a […]

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The HAPI book : From Superstition to Reason Second Volume

By Marissa Langseth | December 24, 2019

As our  final project and contribution to humanity, I am launching the HAPI book: From Superstition to Reason second volume today at AMAZON.com https://www.amazon.com/dp/1717758061/ref=sr_1_5?keywords=From+SUperstition+to+Reason&qid=1577199725&s=books&sr=1-5 It is even Free at Kindle :https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08337ZBRF/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=From+SUperstition+to+Reason&qid=1577199898&s=books&sr=1-1 I am seriously contemplating to leave all activism in 2020. HAPI now, has the best officers/volunteers,  therefore,  I  can only  be on the sidelines. […]

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Basic Sign Language with Lawyers and Accountants

By Alvin John Ballares | December 18, 2019

    HAPI FSL INVITE Mata-Perez, Tamayo & Francisco law firm invited the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) to organize basic Filipino Sign Language (FSL) classes in their office at ACT Tower in Makati City. Their office recently hired a deaf accountant, so to welcome him on board they requested to have special FSL classes. […]

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Karapatang Pantao

By Javan Poblador | December 10, 2019

Ang human rights o karapatang pantao ay para sa lahat. Hindi ito umiikot sa isang indibidwal lamang. Ang problema, ay hindi napapahalagaan ang karapatang pantao, at alam nating lahat na ang kabuntot nito ay ang matagal nang pinoproblema ng ating mga kababayan. Mga kababayan nating matagal nang tinatahak ang diskriminasyon at pang-aapi, ang mga LGBT. […]

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Haw How the Carabao, oops it’s a BIKE we want

By Claris Quezon | December 6, 2019

Nobody will ever understand what transportation means until we don’t have any or unless we have experienced to walk for kilometers just to get from one place to another. See, leisure walk and hiking are totally different from walking as a necessity. I have been supportive of the Indigenous People for a number of years […]

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Humane Treatment of Cancer

By Claris Quezon | November 23, 2019

The advocacies that I support are directly connected with one another and at times is personally related on me. See, both sides of my family are cancer carriers, which makes  me being susceptible to it. My mother had me very late in her life and dad was already taking a lot of medication because of […]

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