Almost 30 out-of-school youth developed and implemented projects in different areas in Zamboanga City, addressing selected issues and problems of the target community as part of their 6-month curriculum under SUGPAT’s Alternative School for Peacebuilding the Arts (ALSPA). The SUGPAT-ALSPA fellows were grouped into five, and the groups identified concerns and problems in the community…

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The five short films made by out-of-school youth fellows from the Alternative School for Peacebuilding and the Arts were screened in different communities around Zamboanga City through the SUGPAT Travelling Film Festival. The outputs of the “SUGPAT heART Intensives: Digital Storytelling Workshop” were toured around five different schools and two communities, where more than a…

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Aiming to capacitate the youth of Zamboanga City on “first aid intervention” regarding mental health issues, the last SUGPAT Youth Talks of the year was organized last November 30. Considered the most engaging Youth Talks yet, more than 50 youth from all over the city gathered for “SUGPAT Youth Talks 4: Prioritizing Your Mental Health…

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Last November 26, Ateneo-SUGPAT attended the first ever Filipino Youth Volunteers Convention as a speaker for the Social Innovation & Community Development break-out session at the SMX Aura Convention Center, Manila. SUGPAT was represented by its program director, Kiko Miranda, who shared the stage alongside Mr. Prim Paypon, founder of The Dream Project. During his…

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