The Jesse M. Robredo Foundation Kaya Natin, Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership and the Ateneo School of Government, in cooperation with the Office of Sen. Teofisto “TG” Guingona III and the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines is launching the “Jesse M. Robredo Caravan of Good Governance”. Good governance caravan aimed at spreading the legacy of the late Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse M. Robredo.
Last November 27, 2013 a momentous event forum was hosted by St. Michael’s College at ST. Joseph Gymnasium, Tibanga, Iligan City. The forum was all about Good Governance and some Projects, Bayanihan, and becoming a successful volunteer. With Jessie Robredo Foundation Kaya Natin, Gawad Kalinga and with the different school and colleges attended on the said forum. Among the attendees were the ICI-Iligan SBO Officers. Some of the speakers shared their experiences about becoming a hero, a volunteer and a leader. One of the speakers was the Mayor of Kauswagan shared the Tsinelas Program, good governance and peace in their place.
They believe that by establishing partnership with all the institutions, they will able to reach more young Filipino leaders and help them become real catalysts for change. Together, they will certainly build a network of dynamic young leaders who can actively support, ensure and promote good governance in the country. Our country could become a country of men who leads by example and who walk the talk.
The Jesse M. Robredo Caravan of Good Governance is a good start for the new generations instilling real service for the countrymen than by self-serving intentions. As young aspirants for change, the change starts from within and not from without. The ICI-SBO officers are expected to lead the students with utmost ethical standard believing of the good governance of the once head of Department of the Interior and Local Government, Secretary Jesse M. Robredo.
By: AJ Isubal (Editor-in-Chief)