Barangay Assembly - updates

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Barangays use social media, incentives to get residents to join assemblies

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:48 PM

Acting on orders from the DILG village leaders in thousands of assemblies held nationwide pushed for the shift to a federal system of government

PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY. Allan Monreal, member of the Barangay Assembly of Barangay Atop-Atop, Bantayan Island, Cebu, talks about his livelihood rehabilitation project. Photo credit: Allan Monreal

DILG mobilizes 42,000 barangays for federalism campaign

Mar 24, 2017 - 7:10 PM

The Department of the Interior and Local Government will use the mandatory barangay assemblies – which fall on March 25 and October 8 this year – to gather support for the government s federalism agenda

#BrgyAssembly: All governance is local

Oct 10, 2015 - 9:39 PM

Stop the errant complaining and get involved. Sustain the community conversation. Let's start partnering on solutions

#BrgyAssembly: Nation-building begins in your community

Mar 28, 2015 - 11:37 AM

Be a part of your barangay assembly today to find out where all your hard earned tax money is going

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION. A barangay assembly held in 2014 inside UP Diliman. Photo by Raisa Serafica/Rappler

Join your #BrgyAssembly on Oct 12

Oct 09, 2014 - 8:51 PM

The Barangay Assembly provides an opportunity for residents to express their stand on issues as basic as garbage disposal faulty street lights and clogged canals

You want FOI? Start with your barangay

Oct 07, 2014 - 4:23 PM

The next Synchronized Barangay Assembly will be on October 12 Residents at least 15 years old can introduce and deliberate local law and policy

CITIZEN DEMOCRACY. Residents of Glarus Landsgemeinde vote on matters of importance in direct elections. Photo from Wikimedia Commons/Ludovic Péron

Filipino youth: Safeguard your ‘patrimoney’!

May 12, 2014 - 1:45 PM

With no SK elections this year the youth need to know how money meant for them will be spent by barangays all over the country

#BrgyAssembly: We could've done so much better

Apr 01, 2014 - 11:00 PM

Not many citizens realize the power to implement change at the community level is already in their hands

#BrgyAssembly: When theory does not equal practice

Mar 31, 2014 - 10:20 PM

March 29 was barangay assembly day What you didn t know? Don t worry you aren t the only one

Join your #BrgyAssembly on March 25

Mar 27, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Attend the Barangay Assembly on Saturday March 5 and prove to the government that you are the boss

Citizens wanted: Attend your barangay assembly day

Mar 26, 2014 - 6:21 PM

Billions of pesos are at stake at this year s first barangay assembly

FROM DILG. A poster on the Barangay Assembly. Linked by Luisito Gepuela