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July 1 FOI Town Hall Meeting and Sign-On Successfully held

People's FOI Now

Jul 3, 2014 — The July 1 FOI Town Hall Meeting and Coordinated Sign-on was successfully held last July 1. The central program at the UP Bahay ng Alumni was opened by the showing of a video on the FOI campaign (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8ahsTyqc74). The highlight of the program was the Town Hall Meeting hosted by Malou Mangahas with Senator Grace Poe, Mr. Ramon Del Rosario Jr. of Makati Business Club, Ka Gerry Rivera of the PAL Employees Association, and House FOI Champions Rep. Emmeline Aglipay, Rep. Leah Paquiz, Rep. Gus Tambunting, and Rep. Walden Bello leading the panel discussion. Committee on Public Information Chair Jorge Almonte had a video recorded statement, and Rep. Teddy Baguilat particpated via phone patch.

Bayang Barrios, Lolita Carbon, and the UP Engineering Choir rendered performance numbers to further liven up the gathering.

Throughout the program, we received updates from simultaneous sign-on activities in different parts of the country. You may visit the https://tagboard.com/PeoplesFOInow to view facebook, twitter and instagram posts related to the campaign. You may also post any related message or photos using #PeoplesFOInow in facebook, tweeter and instgram and this will be captured in the Tagboard.

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For news coverage of the event you may visit the following links:

BALINTANGHALI:
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/video/209320/balitanghali/signature-campaign-para-sa-foi-bill-ginaganap-sa-iba-t-ibang-lugar

24 ORAS
http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/video/209376/24oras/foi-magagamit-ng-publiko-para-siyasatin-ang-mga-transaksyon-ng-gobyerno

TV PATROL
http://rp2.abs-cbnnews.com/video/nation/07/01/14/online-petition-urges-pnoy-prioritize-foi-bill

ANC PRIMETIME
http://rp2.abs-cbnnews.com/video/nation/07/01/14/why-aquino-must-prioritize-foi-bill

PCIJ
http://pcij.org/blog/2014/07/03/sights-and-sounds-from-the-foi-town-meet
http://pcij.org/blog/2014/07/01/dont-not-wait-for-2016-to-pass-the-foi-bill

Maraming salamat!


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