DALOY-PUSO: Performing Intercultural Leadership Among Filipino-Canadian Youth in British Columbia

Migrante BC
in collaboration with
The “Rethinking River Regions” Research Network at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice

DALOY-PUSO: Flowing from the Heart

Performing Intercultural Leadership Among Filipino-Canadian Youth in British Columbia

COLONIALAlvin Erasga Tolentino (Co.ERASGA), photo by Jerome Bonto

To nurture a strong Filipino-Canadian community in British Columbia, we need to inspire and strengthen leadership skills among our youth. Through an exciting series of talks by dynamic youth leaders in the community, short films and forum theatre, this event aims to inspire our youth for greater recognition, respect, and responsibility for and within our community.

 

Program:

8:00 – 8:15am – Welcome Remarks by Dr. Leonora Angeles
8:15 – 10:30am – PechaKucha Talks by Inspiring Young Filipino-Canadian Leaders
10:30 – 10:45am – Snacks
10:45 – 11:00am – “Standstill” by Joella Cabalu
11:00 – 11:15am – “Whispers of Life” and “Reciprocal Response” by Joshua Ferguson & Florian Halbedl
11:15 – 12:00pm – Q&A with the filmmakers
12:00 – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00 – 3:00pm – Forum Theatre led by Dennis Gupa, Janice Valdez and Charles Tupper Secondary School Students
3:00 – 3:30pm – Closing Remarks and Snacks

 

 

Catering by: Migrante BC

Rethinking Responses and Responsibilities in River Regions: Exploring Love, Loss and Lament from Critical – Creative Empathy Perspectives and Arts-Based Political Practices in Global-Local Contexts