Dear fellow campus journalists:
Greetings from the regional office!
The College Editors Guild of the Philippines is the oldest existing and the widest alliance of tertiary student
publications in the country and in Asia-Pacific. It has over 750 student publications as members from more than 500 schools in 68 out of 78 provinces and cities nationwide. CEGP-NCR, its regional formation in the metro, holds the responsibility of ensuring the dynamic and pivotal role of the campus press across the metro on guiding the Guilders to grasp its patriotic and democratic orientation. September is the season of strikes. For the past years, this has been the image of schools especially state universities and colleges in struggling for higher state subsidy on education as a vital and basic part of our economic and socio-cultural rights. It is but imperative that we tackle not only the current state of Philippine education but the historical background of the crisis as well. Coinciding this month is the 40th anniversary of Martial Law, which makes
the need for the discourse on human rights more essential.
With this, we would like to invite your respective publication to “RIGHTS: Understanding the Crisis on Education and Human Rights” on September 14, 1:00pm-5:00pm at the National Press Club, Intramuros, Manila. This will be the first Regional General Assembly of CEGP-NCR for the year. Attached here is the program.
May we also remind your student publication of your annual membership/institutional fee worth Php 750.00.
Guilders are advised to pay on the general assembly. You may contact us at 0916.169.2346 for inquiries.
We hope to see your publication in this activity. Thank you!
For a free press,
ROMINA RAISELLE ASTUDILLO