Cebu News

New partylist sets assembly in Cebu

Mitchelle L. Palaubsanon - The Freeman

CEBU, Philippines — The Pamilya Ko Partylist is set to jumpstarts its provincial general assembly in Cebu.

With a tagline “Pamilya Ko Para Sa Pamilya Mo,” Pamilya Ko aims to push for the legitimacy of non-traditional Filipino families, and for the enactment of laws that will uphold their dignity, support their welfare and protect their legal rights

Pamilya Ko, a newly-approved partylist by the Commission on Elections, also aims to provide mental health/psychological counseling to trauma-afflicted members of non-traditional families, or families in transition.

I will also conceptualize livelihood programs for unemployed single parents, and empower LGBTQ+ citizens and other emerging sectors with equal parenting rights.

The Pamilya Ko Party-list already jumpstarted its provincial general assembly in key cities in Luzon and Visayas, including Bataan, Batangas, Bohol, Bulacan, Cavite, Iloilo, Laguna, Manaoag, Pangasinan, Quezon, Rizal, Zambales, Iloilo, Zamboanga, General Santos and Davao.

All throughout its sorties, the partylist group in a statement said that it felt inspired and humbled to hear the heartwarming stories of fellow Filipinos who continue to be strong and resilient despite the struggles they face as members of non-traditional families.

The kickoff provincial general assemblies were also marked by oath-taking, planning, relief ops and team building activities. — (FREEMAN)

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