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A Look Back, Pt. III: HAPI’s 3rd Quarter

By Shane / October 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Six months into the reign of COVID-19, the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) continues to go from strength to strength, finding ways to empower Filipinos through secular humanism despite the still(!) increasing threat of the pandemic. You don’t see us giving up though, as this quarterly highlight reel will demonstrate in a bit. But before […]

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Fulfilling Dreams, Pt. 2: Silong Tanglaw

By Shane / July 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Angie Driskell June 3 / July 4, 2020 Metro Manila Silong Tanglaw Foundation is a home for boys that have been referred by their local government agencies to be placed in a safe and healthy environment. The facility, which was originally donated by a religious organization, is located in Quezon City. The boys are provided […]

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Stop Blaming a Minority for Wanting the Same Rights As You

By Shane / September 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Photo: George Calvelo/ABS-CBN News In light of the divided consensus over the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill in the Senate and the recent brouhahas surrounding transgender woman Gretchen Diez, it’s occurred to me that there is now a greater pushback towards the LGBTQ+ community in the Philippines than ever before. […]

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Celebrating humanism : My Roman Apostate Show in Manila

By Marissa Langseth / March 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Celebrating humanism with my “Roman Apostate Show” in Manila. Of all social causes, education is the one I most wholeheartedly endorse. It is our top strategy and our best hope for the future. Every step we can facilitate out of ignorance is a step away from the pernicious obscurantism of the supernatural and religious thinking […]

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3rd Manila Bayside Cleanup coincides with World Cleanup Day 2018

3rd Manila Bayside Cleanup coincides with World Cleanup Day 2018

By McJarwin Cayacap / October 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Staying true to its commitment to clean up Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat & Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) on a quarterly basis, Metro Manila Chapter and Green Movement of Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) joined other non-profit organisations and environmental groups on September 22nd of 2018 to celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day, known as World Cleanup Day. […]

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HAPI kids visit the National Museum of Natural History

HAPI kids visit the National Museum of Natural History

By McJarwin Cayacap / September 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Officially opening to the public in May of 2018, the National Museum of Natural History in Manila has since seen long lines at its gates. Housing five stories of curated galleries of preserved fauna and flora are the old building and courtyard of the Department of Finance. Metro Manila Chapter of Humanist Alliance Philippines, International […]

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HAPI opens Filipino Sign Language classes to public

HAPI opens Filipino Sign Language classes to public

By McJarwin Cayacap / September 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Metro Manila Chapter of Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) organized basic Filipino Sign Language (FSL) classes in light of the House of Representatives and the Senate approving the Filipino Sign Language Act. House Bill 7503 declares FSL as the national sign language of the Filipino deaf, and the official sign language of the Philippine government […]

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HAPI on World Cleanup Day 2018

By McJarwin Cayacap / September 15, 2018 / Comments Off on HAPI on World Cleanup Day 2018

HAPI ON WORLD CLEANUP DAY Let’s clean the world in one day! People in 150 countries will stand up against the global trash problem and clean up waste, making it the biggest positive civic action the world has seen! #IAM5MILLIONPH CAMPAIGN Be counted as one of the 5 million volunteers in the Philippines on World Cleanup […]

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HAPI joins Metro Manila Pride 2018

HAPI joins Metro Manila Pride 2018’s #RiseUpTogether

By McJarwin Cayacap / September 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

All colors of the rainbow found home once again as the LGBTQ+ community of Metro Manila celebrated Pride on June 30th of 2018 at the Marikina Sports Complex. With 25,000 attendees and over 200 participating organizations, groups and companies, this year’s Metro Manila Pride saw a 225% increase in attendance from 2017. Children of Kids Nutrition […]

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Learn FSL 2: Filipino Sign Language

By McJarwin Cayacap / September 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Learn FSL 2: Filipino Sign Language

FSL class by HAPI Metro Manila is back! Let us make it bigger, bolder and better. Want to learn how to interpret those hand signs by your deaf relative, friend, colleague, client, student, lover or a stranger? There are an estimated over 500,000 deaf people in the country, and there are still some unregistered ones. […]

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